Heat Injuries Learn to Recognize the Signs

This article was edited and updated on July 7, 2017.

Three kinds of Heat Injury

When people exercise during intense heat, they are susceptible to heat injury. Youth and older adults are more susceptible to heat injury due to their reduced rate and amount of sweating. Everyone should know what the signs of a heat injury are.

Some tips for preventing heat injuries:

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I am a BCRPA-certified fitness instructor in Vancouver, BC. I teach four classes at the West End Community Centre in Vancouver, BC, mostly designed for the older adult. The Inevitable Disclaimer: Everything published here expresses only my opinion, based on my training and research. What you do with the information is entirely your own responsibility. I am not liable for any injury you suffer that seems to be related to anything you read here. Always consult your doctor before beginning an exercise program. For other articles, return to the table of contents.

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