Jan 29, 2015Rhabdomyolysis at Ohio State
“They’re fine. We don’t anticipate any significant long-term consequences,” Kaeding said. “They had an intense workout. … As a precautionary measure, they were admitted and treated with hydration and observation.”
Last year, 13 University of Iowa football players were hospitalized with rhabdomyolysis, making national headlines and bringing attention the rare condition. A follow-up report cleared the coaches of any wrongdoing, however, it recommended that the team eliminate an intense squat workout that may have contributed to the incidents.
T&C wrote about the causes of rhabdomyolysis and how to prevent it in an article titled, “Too Much Too Soon.”