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Water and sodium intake habits and status of ultra-endurance runners during a multi-stage ultra-marathon conducted in a hot ambient environment: an observational field based study

  • Ricardo JS Costa1, 2Email author,
  • Ana Teixeira3,
  • Luis Rama3,
  • Abigail JM Swancott2,
  • Lisa D Hardy2,
  • Benjamin Lee2,
  • Vera Camões-Costa4,
  • Samantha Gill2,
  • Jessica P Waterman2,
  • Emily C Freeth1,
  • Edel Barrett1,
  • Joanne Hankey2,
  • Slawomir Marczak2,
  • Encarna Valero-Burgos5,
  • Volker Scheer6,
  • Andrew Murray7 and
  • Charles D Thake2
Nutrition Journal201312:13

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-12-13

Received: 8 September 2012

Accepted: 11 January 2013

Published: 15 January 2013

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Original Submission
8 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Dixon
7 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Katie Wardle
18 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hassane ZOUHAL
6 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Ricardo Costa
Resubmission - Version 3
6 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Dixon
18 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Katie Wardle
18 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hassane ZOUHAL
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
11 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
15 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-12-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Professions, Coventry University
Sport & Exercise Science Applied Research Group, Coventry University
Faculty of Sport Science & Physical Education, Coimbra University
School of Psychology, Bangor University
Emergency Department, Vinalopo Salud Hospital
Sports Medicine Department, University of Heidelberg
SportsScotland Institute of Sport