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Airway dysfunction and inflammation in pool- and non-pool-based elite athletes.

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PURPOSE: This study sought to determine and compare the levels of airway dysfunction and inflammation in a large cohort of symptomatic international athletes from pool- and non-pool-based sporting backgrounds. In total, 118 athletes were recruited. METHODS: All subjects had symptoms of exercise asthma and were steroid naïve. They completed baseline spirometry, a symptom score, exhaled nitric oxide, a eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation (EVH) test, and a postchallenge induced sputum and urine ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Medicine and science in sports and exercise
Volume:
44
Issue:
8
Pages:
1433-1439
Publication date:
2012-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1530-0315
ISSN:
0195-9131
Source identifiers:
423843
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:423843
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uuid:721a5f0e-8250-4454-b23c-f5eb2f72cab3
Local pid:
pubs:423843
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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