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Table 2 Fluid and hydration survey results

From: Individualized hydration plans improve performance outcomes for collegiate athletes engaging in in-season training

Question Response (n)
How often do you consider hydration before practice? Consider very much (6)
Consider somewhat (7)
Consider not often (2)
How often do you consume fluids during practices/competitions? Often / Every 15–30 min (7)
Somewhat Often / Every 30–60 min (6)
Rarely to Never (2)
What type of hydration beverages do you normally consume during practices/competitions? Water (12)
Sports Drink (3)
How much fluid do you usually consume during practices/competitions? More than 12 oz (2)
Less than 12 oz (5)
Less than 8 oz (6)
Not Sure (2)
Do you believe that your current hydration strategies are effective? Yes (9)
No (6)
How dehydrated do you feel during practices/competitions? Very dehydrated (6)
Somewhat dehydrated (7)
Not dehydrated (2)
How often do you consider hydration after practice? Consider very much (9)
Consider somewhat (5)
Consider not often (1)
Where did you learn your current hydration strategies from? Parents (8)
Coaches (6)
Athletic Trainers (5)
Nutritionist (5)
Teammates (4)
Nutrition Class (3)
Other (3)
Do you believe that it is possible to overhydrate? Yes (11)
No (4)
Do you believe that overhydration improves or impairs athletic performance? Impaires (13)
Improves (2)
Do you believe that thirst alone can be a predictor of dehydration? Strongly agree (1)
Agree (6)
Neutral (3)
Disagree (3)
Strongly disagree (2)