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Infographic. Thermoregulatory impairment in athletes with a spinal cord injury
  1. Katy Ellen Griggs1,2,
  2. George Havenith3,
  3. Michael J Price4,
  4. Victoria L Goosey-Tolfrey1
  1. 1 School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, The Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport, The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
  2. 2 Department of Engineering, School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University - Clifton Campus, Nottingham, UK
  3. 3 Design School, Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
  4. 4 School of Life Sciences, Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
  1. Correspondence to Prof Victoria L Goosey-Tolfrey, The Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport, School for Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, Loughborough University, Leics LE11 3TU, UK; v.l.tolfrey{at}lboro.ac.uk

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Presented in this infographic is a summary of studies investigating the thermoregulatory impairment of athletes with a spinal cord injury (SCI) during real-world sporting scenarios.1–3 The infographic depicts the heightened thermal strain experienced by athletes with tetraplegia (high-level lesions), both compared with athletes with paraplegia (low-level lesions) and within …

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