scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 844
Athletes know that it is very important to hydrate properly and efficiently It is important that during a work-out the athlete maintains proper nutrition to perform at the top level Hydration is an important factor when it comes to performing best If the athlete does not acquire the right hydration and nutrition then that person will perform poorly Athletes drink countless numbers of different fluids in order to perform in the best ways possible without getting easily tired If an individual is tired or out of breath it is shown in that persons pulse By counting ones pulse the heart rate can be determined and therefore tiredness can be measured It is assumed by most people that commercial sports drinks such as Gatorade are guaranteed to make athletes less tired In this research paper the effect of Gatorade coconut water and regular drinking water on an athletes heart rate after running two 400 meter laps will be investigated It is hypothesized that out of all three drinks Gatorade will give the athlete the lowest heart rate after two 400 meter laps while water will give the highest The following literature review describes and explains reasoning and research to back up the hypothesisAccording to a research article provided by the Livestrong organization it is proven that the high amount of sodium contained in Gatorade provides a lot of electrolytes which helps to promote thirst for proper hydration Millehan 2011 A normal pulse without any exercise can range from 60 to 90 beats per minute depending on the person and is affected by hydration The more hydrated a person is the lower the heart rate will be While exercising if the body is not receiving enough fluids the blood will thicken causing the heart to beat faster The sodium potassium and chloride in Gatorade helps promote absorption into the intestines which helps with hydration Millehan 2011 It replaces the electrolytes lost in sweat Sugar is an important
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA