Measuring sweat - the ins and outs

In this course, Lindsay Baker will discuss all things related to measuring sweat.

You will learn about:
  Hydration guidelines 
  Variability in sweat losses 
  Sweat composition 
 Measuring sweat rate 
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Lindsay Baker

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Video time

45 mins




Lindsay Baker

Dr. Lindsay Baker is an R&D Principal Scientist at the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI). Since joining GSSI in 2007, Lindsay's primary role has been designing and conducting sports nutrition and hydration studies for the GSSI research program. She is internationally recognised as an expert in fluid and electrolyte balance.

Lindsay came to GSSI from The Pennsylvania State University where she earned a doctorate in Kinesiology. While at Penn State, she conducted research at Noll Laboratory under the mentorship of Dr. W. Larry Kenney and tested the effects of fluid/electrolyte imbalances on physiology and physical/cognitive performance in various populations, including basketball players, endurance runners, and older active adults. Lindsay was a basketball player herself and ran for the track and cross-country teams at Pitt-Johnstown. Now, in her spare time, Lindsay enjoys tennis, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, and cross-country skiing.
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