High heat information:
- Adequate amounts of drinking water must be convenient, visible locations (our is attached to the B building as you enter campus from our main entrance). Please bring a refillable water bottle to practice/games.
- Drink plenty of water, even if you are not thirsty.
- Hydration is key: before, during, and after practices.
- If in the heat less than two hours and involved in moderate activities, drink 1 cup (8 oz) of water every 15 to 20 minutes.
- During prolonged sweating lasting several hours, drink sports drinks containing balanced electrolytes.
- Generally, fluid intake should not exceed 6 cups per hour.
- We encourage, hats and sunscreen.
Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stroke
- Confusion and slurred speech
- Loss of consciousness
- Red, hot, dry skin or profuse sweating
- Very high body temperature
- Possible seizures
- Cool, moist skin
- Heavy sweating
- Nausea or vomiting
- Light-headedness and or dizziness
- Weakness, thirst, irritability
- Elevated body temperature