publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

Sunscreen Use and Sweat Production in Men and Women

Jorge A. Aburto-Corona; Luis Fernando Aragón-Vargas;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Country: Costa Rica
Abstract
Context: Sunscreen lotions are important to protect the skin during outdoor exercise, but they may interfere with sweating. Objective: To measure the effect of two different water-resistant sunscreen products on local sweat production in men and women exercising in the heat, and to compare it with the expected inhibition resulting from the use of an antiperspirant. Design: Randomized Crossover Study Design. Setting: Exercise in the heat (30.2 ± 0.4°C d.b. and 58 ± 4.3% r.h, mean ± S.D.,) in a controlled environment laboratory. Patients or Other Participants: Twenty physically active, apparently healthy college students, ten males (22.5 ± 2.8 years old, 70.2 ± 11...
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free text keywords: Original Research, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, General Medicine, sweat rate, exercise, tasa de sudoración, termorregulación, ejercicio, hipertermia, cuidado de la piel, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Skin care, Thermoregulation, business.industry, business, Dermatology, SWEAT, Hyperthermia, medicine.disease
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