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More than 200 hikers are rescued annually in the greater Phoenix area. This study

examined the impact of hiking in hot (HOT), dry temperatures versus moderate (MOD)

temperatures on dietary intake behaviors

More than 200 hikers are rescued annually in the greater Phoenix area. This study

examined the impact of hiking in hot (HOT), dry temperatures versus moderate (MOD)

temperatures on dietary intake behaviors as well as markers of heat stress. Twelve

recreational mountain hikers climbed “A” Mountain four consecutive times (4-miles) on

a HOT day (WBGT=31.6 °C) and again on a MOD day (WBGT= 19.0 °C). Simulated

food and fluid behavior allowed participants to bring what they normally would for a 4-

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