Your Sweat May Power a New Wave of Wearables

Your Sweat May Power a New Wave of Wearables
Health

Study proposes that sportswear shouldn't just be wicking our data-rich sweat off

Leo Lutero
  • 18 february 2016

If you’re in the middle of a workout, sweating is usually a great sign. We often take it to mean that the workout is working and see the amount of sweat as proportional to calories burned. A scientific paper proposes that sweat can tell far more than that. It may also be able to quantify a person’s metabolism, electrolyte levels and skin temperature.

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