Athlete Education

We invite you to explore articles we have prepared for athletes, race directors and coaches to enhance safe participation in ultra-endurance sports.  Please feel free to share – we just ask that you credit the source.

We start with the following, and will be adding to this library.  Stay tuned!

 

The Basics of Proper Hydration During Prolonged Exercise – Marty Hoffman, MD

The Ultramarathon Runner’s Medical Kit – Volker Scheer, MD

The Basics of Preventing and Managing Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Ultra-Endurance Sports – Ricardo Costa, PhD, RD

Understanding Blisters and How to Prevent Them – Brian J. Krabak, MD, MBA

Common Ultramarathon Musculoskeletal Injuries – Morteza Khodaee, MD, MPH

What Should My Crew and Pacer Know for an Ultramarathon? – Theodore L. Bross III, MD, AWLS