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!