Staying Cool And Hydrated On Hot Summer Days

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  • 1. 
    Based on this article how long does it take your body to become acclimated to heat?
    • A. 

      It takes about 4-6 hours for your body to become acclimated to the heat.

    • B. 

      It only takes about 7 days of working or exercising in the heat for your body to adjust.

    • C. 

      It takes about 10 to 14 days of working or exercising in the heat for your body to adjust or become acclimatized.

    • D. 

      It takes about 24 hours for your body to become acclimated to the heat.

  • 2. 
    The best time to consume fluids is before you are thirsty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Failure to drink enough water daily, or other non-caffeinated fluids could possibly lead to:
    • A. 

      Muscle cramps

    • B. 

      Dry lips and tongue

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Your fluid needs stop when your activity is over.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Athletes/exercisers are among the groups most at risk groups for heat related illnesses?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What type of drinks should you avoid drinking while in the sun or heat?
    • A. 

      Gatorade / Powerade

    • B. 

      Drinks containing alcohol

    • C. 

      Caffeinated drinks

    • D. 

      Water

    • E. 

      A & D

    • F. 

      B & C

  • 7. 
    A source to help replace electrolytes lost during sweating is:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Soda

    • C. 

      Sports drinks

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What is the recommended amount of fluid intake after outdoor activities?
    • A. 

      7 ounces within 8 hours

    • B. 

      10 ounces for children and adults within 2 hours

    • C. 

      24 ounces for children and adults within 2 hours

    • D. 

      8 ounces within 6 hours

  • 9. 
    Per this article what affect does pouring water over your head have on your core body temperature?
    • A. 

      Helps to hydrate the body therefore cooling the body temp.

    • B. 

      Replaces electrolytes thus cooling the body temp.

    • C. 

      No effect.

    • D. 

      Drastically cools the core body temp.

  • 10. 
    If you’re accustomed to spending a lot of time outdoors playing, exercising or working in the heat, the heat has no affect on you.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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