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American Physiological Society
Caption: When soldiers leave base for a three-day mission, how much water should they bring? Dr. Samuel Cheuvront of the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine talks about new research from the Journal of Applied Physiology that may now provide military planners an accurate answer. The study improves an existing water needs equation developed in 1982 by 58-65 percent.
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