HYPOHYDRATON AFFECTS SKILLED PERFORMANCE
Devlin, L. H., Fraser, S. F., & Hawley, J. A. (2000). Impaired bowling accuracy in skilled cricket players with moderate levels of hypohydration. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(5), Supplement abstract 1149.
The effect of hypohydration on bowling characteristics in sub-elite medium to fast bowlers (N = 7) was investigated. Ss performed under normal and dehydrated conditions. It was found that hypohydration did not affect bowling velocity but it did affect skilled performance.
Implication. Dehydration affects bowling accuracy in cricket players.
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