WBGT Monitoring in Athletics: Addressing Concerns with Kestrel Devices

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WBGT Monitoring in Athletics: Addressing Concerns with Kestrel Devices

As an athletic trainer or director, ensuring the safety of your athletes during practices and games is a top priority. One crucial aspect is monitoring the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT), which helps determine the risk of heat-related illnesses. While Kestrel devices are widely used for WBGT monitoring, recent studies have raised concerns about their accuracy and the potential impact on athletic activities.

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