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Methods, advantages, and limitations of body cooling for exercise performance


Precooling studies confirm that increasing body heat is a limiting factor during exercise. However, it seems that precooling is only beneficial for endurance exercise of up to 30–40 minutes rather than intermittent or short duration exercise.

  • exercise
  • heat storage
  • hyperthermia
  • precooling
  • thermoregulation

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