Figure 6 Progressive physiological effects of dehydration on physical performance and pathophysiology of hypohydration. The onset, magnitude, and severity depend on the workload, level of physical fitness, ambient temperature, relative humidity, and degree of heat accumulation of the individual. (From Askew EW (1996) Water. In: Ziegler EE and Filer LJ Jr (eds.) Present Knowledge in Nutrition, pp. 98-108. Washington, DC: ILSI Press, with permission.)
See also: Children: Nutritional Requirements. Diarrheal Diseases. Electrolytes: Acid-Base Balance; Water-Electrolyte Balance. Infants: Nutritional Requirements. Older People: Nutritional Requirements; Nutrition-Related Problems. Sodium: Physiology. Thirst.
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