How valid is CorTemp?  How does it compare to  other temperature devices used during outdoor & indoor exercise in the heat?

A team of scientists asked the same questions and published their results in the Journal of Athletic Training! The team assessed the validity of common temperature products against rectal temperature, which is recommended by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association as the standard for recognizing exertional heat stroke.  The results were clear-gastrointestinal temperature accurately assessed core body temperature, while oral, axillary, aural, temporal, and forehead measurements did not!

 

Click on the links below to read the articles:

Validity of Devices That Assess Body Temperature During Outdoor Exercise in the Heat

Validity of Devices That Assess Body Temperature During Indoor Exercise in the Heat