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Tanya McGuane, Stephen Shannon, Lee-Ann Sharp, Martin Dempster and Gavin Breslin

). Weight-management techniques adopted by jockeys include limiting food intake, promoting a negative energy ratio, increasing fluid loss by wearing a “sweat suit,” spending prolonged time in saunas, and abusing diuretics and/or laxatives ( Leydon & Wall, 2002 ; McGregor, 2007 ; Speed, Seedsman, Morris