Chapter 26. Asthma and Sports

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. David M. Orenstein

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch26

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Orenstein, D. M. (2007) Asthma and Sports, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255

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Keywords:

  • exercise-induced asthma;
  • epidemiology;
  • bronchial mucous;
  • asthmatic response;
  • pathophysiology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background and historical aspects

  • Epidemiology

  • Exercise-Induced Asthma

  • Exercise Conditioning

  • Prevention

  • Practical Approach to the Young Athlete with Asthma

  • Challenges for Future Research

  • References