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By Daniel Garza, MD et al, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford CA

Santa Clara CA, USA — In high intensity athletics, heat illness can lead to a variety of negative outcomes. In addition to concerns of decreased performance and the potential for lost practice days after a heat stress episode, team physicians and trainers must also be aware of the possibility of catastrophic events.

Since 1995, 33 high school, college and professional football player fatalities have been attributed to heat stroke???

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