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    When it replenishes these nutrients, it can rehydrate and regulate its body temperature. Once the body temperature returns to normal, it can then return to physical activity. Explain why sports drinks might or might not aid in thermo regulation. Why do you think knowing abut thermo regulation can help you make informed choices about whether to consume sport drinks or water for staying hydrated and thus maintaining body temperatures.

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    Thermoregulation is the process by which the body regulates its temperature. It is achieved by radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation of sweat. Sweat loss leads to dehydration and loss of salts (electrolytes). Sports drinks aid in thermoregulation similar to water by rehydration. The right amount of salts and ...

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    Short paragraph with references as to the benefits and misleading claims made by companies that produce sports drinks.