In addition to physiological effects, heat also affects human emotions and sensations. You see and hear less well, you get concentration problems, it is more difficult to process complicated instructions from the coach and you get irritated faster. In the article below (Dutch), Paul Wylleman explains the possible consequences of the heat on the performance of the Dutch Women's football team during the World Cup.
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