Managing respiratory problems in athletes

Hull, James, Ansley, Les, Robson-Ansley, Paula and Parsons, Jonathan (2012) Managing respiratory problems in athletes. Clinical Medicine, 12 (4). pp. 351-356. ISSN 1470-2118

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.7861/clinmedicine.12-4-351

Abstract

Respiratory problems are common in athletes of all abilities and can significantly impact upon their health and performance. In this article, we provide an overview of respiratory physiology in athletes. We also discuss the assessment and management of common clinical respiratory conditions as they pertain to athletes, including airways disease, respiratory tract infection and pneumothorax. We focus on providing a pragmatic approach and highlight important caveats for the physician treating respiratory conditions in this highly specific population.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: asthma, athlete, cough, dyspnoea, exercise
Subjects: C600 Sports Science
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2013 08:56
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 11:42
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/11670

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