Water Sports

Jorden Albright

Hypothermia

Hypothermia is defined as a body core temperature below 35.0 °C. Symptoms depend on the temperature. In mild hypothermia there is shivering and mental confusion. In moderate hypothermia shivering stops and confusion increases. In severe hypothermia there may be paradoxical undressing, in which a person removes his or her clothing,

How to prevent hypothermia?

Keeping you core temperature stable is the most effective and safest way to prevent hypothermia. Having warm food , clothing , and drinks can assist in the treatment of hypothermia.

Sunburn

Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects living tissue, such as skin, that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet radiation, commonly from the sun. Ways to prevent sunburn include wearing sunscreen and avoiding the sun all together especially if you have very sensitive skin

Dehydration

Dehydration refers to a deficit of total body water, with an accompanying disruption of metabolic processes. Dehydration is also a cause for hypernatremia. The term dehydration is distinct from hypovolemia. Ways to prevent dehydration is eating properly and making sure you get plenty of fluids

How to prevent Injuries

1. Have life jackets on at all times.


2. Do not hang off of boat.


3.Always be aware of surroundings.