Table 2. Rectal (Tcore) and skin temperature (Tskin) before and after pre-cooling and at the end of exercise in a hot environment. Data are means ±SD, n = 7.
Variable Control Vest Beverage Mix
Tcore before (℃) 36.93 ± 0.29 36.94 ± 0.14 36.91 ± 0.32 37.01 ± 0.24
Tcore after (℃) 37.31 ± 0.29 37.19 ± 0.33 37.03 ± 0.35 37.01 ± 0.27
Tcore exhaustion (℃) 38.63 ± 0.27 38.63 ± 0.15 38.61 ± 0.22 38.60 ± 0.26
Tskin before (℃) 34.67 ± 0.33 34.48 ± 0.59 34.59 ± 0.46 34.53 ± 0.89
Tskin after (℃) 35.62 ± 0.20 35.16 ± 0.40 35.37 ± 0.39 35.09 ± 0.24
Tskin exhaustion (℃) 36.64 ± 0.38 36.56 ± 0.40 36.60 ± 0.48 36.45 ± 0.43