Heat stress monitoring for athletes is a big deal for those who train and play in hot and humid conditions.
(PRWEB) May 05, 2013
A new Heat Stress Monitoring for Athletics report was recently released by KestrelMeters.com, the leading providers of Kestrel wind and weather meters announced. The new report on Heat Stress Monitoring for Athletics discusses the importance of monitoring environmental conditions in order to keep athletes who are training in hot and humid conditions safe. Bob Smith, KestrelMeters.com spokesman said, “Heat stress monitoring for athletes is a big deal for those who train and play in hot and humid conditions. In many situations, the health of those who are out on the field depends on having accurate atmospheric data which immediately lets coaches and other staff know when conditions are unsafe.”
According to the Heat Stress Monitoring report, using a handheld meter is the best way to get accurate heat stress information, with real-time readings of temperature, relative humidity, heat stress index and the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) and other vital readings. Smith said, “Using a handheld meter is the easiest way to monitor and record data regarding outdoor weather conditions and this data can be used to help prevent athletes from experiencing symptoms of heat stress and overexertion.”
Kestrel meters are used by a variety of professions, including in professional and amateur sports, in industrial settings and in law enforcement. As noted in the new report from Kestrel, many sports teams now use heat stress meters to gain accurate information when they are making assessments about field conditions. The meters also let users store data for later analysis, making it easy to have the latest information, right at your fingertips.
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