Effects of four exercise tests on one day on blood parameters with and without plasma volume correction

Tilman Engel, Stephan Kopinski, Stefan Schüler, Anja Carlsohn, Jürgen Scharhag, Frank Mayer & Friederike Scharhag-Rosenberger
Objective: Blood samples are often taken before and after exercise testing to investigate reactions to physical activity. However, dehydration during exercise decreases plasma volume and may bias the blood analyses taken after exercise [ref:1]. Dill and Costill therefore introduced a correction[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]