The world cup in Qatar 2022 cast its shadow ahead but the discussions about heat stress of players will start this summer with the European Championships.
Work or physical exercise in heat is nearly impossible without sweating but this process needs huge amounts of energy. Exhaustion, loss of performance and health problems are the results.
Professional soccer teams still use cooling vests in the warm up phase and in every break as well as cold water immersions (cryotherapy) for recovery. A professional strategy to beat the heat and save energy. In a 2 years test period a european soccer team showed with IR measurement and investigations, that cooling with E.COOLINE vests made a big difference in heat