But it can also lead to heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion and heat cramps.
This special issue of the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation examines heat-related illnesses and the importance of hydration.
It also presents research on predisposing risk factors and the development and distribution of health information regarding heat illnesses.
The Journal of Sport Rehabilitation (JSR) is dedicated to advancing the understanding of all aspects of sport rehabilitation, particularly in the areas of therapeutic exercise, therapeutic modalities, injury evaluation and psychological aspects of rehabilitation.
To this end, JSR acts as an international, multidisciplinary forum to serve the needs of all members of the modern sports medicine team, including athletic trainers, physical therapists and physiotherapists, sports medicine physicians and allied health professionals.