BRITA™ COOL HELPS ATHLETES, LABORERS, MILITARY PERSONNEL, AND WEEKEND WARRIORS COMBAT EXERTIONAL HEAT INJURIES

May Decrease Muscle Fatigue

March 12, 2019

May Decrease Muscle Fatigue

Surveyed college football players reported decreased muscle fatigue and reduced muscle cramping on days when using the BRITA | COOL™ sprayer, resulting in less time off the field to recover.

RATIONALE

Muscle pyruvate kinase (MPK), an enzyme that muscles need to generate chemical energy, is highly temperature- sensitive. At normal body temperature, the enzyme is active, but as body temperatures rise, some of the enzyme begins to deform into the inactive state. Keeping a normal body temperature is critical.





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