Chapter 94. Exercise-Induced Asthma: Clinical Manifestations

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. Ephraim Bar-Yishay and
  2. Simon Godfrey

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch24

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bar-Yishay, E. and Godfrey, S. (2000) Exercise-Induced Asthma: Clinical Manifestations, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine Head, Clinical Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Department of Medicine, Madison Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor of Immuno-Pharmacology, Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Youthampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632041756

Online ISBN: 9780470694923



  • exercise-induced asthma;
  • peripheral bronchoconstriction;
  • hypertonic saline;
  • monophosphate;
  • catecholamine secretion


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lung Function Changes in Exerciseinduced Asthma

  • Incidence of Exercise-Induced Asthma in Normal Subjects and Asthmatics

  • Factors Affecting the Severity of Exerciseinduced Asthma

  • Pharmacological Modification of Exerciseinduced Asthma

  • Conclusion

  • References