n International SportMed Journal - Heat stress and athletic participation : FIMS Position Statement
|Article Title||Heat stress and athletic participation : FIMS Position Statement|
|© Publisher:||International Federation of Sports Medicine|
|Journal||International SportMed Journal|
|Author||William O. Roberts|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||67 - 73|
Chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD) or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease with airflow limitation which is only partially reversible. In addition, airflow limitation is ''progressive and associated with an abnormal inflammatory response of the lungs''. Sputum production, chronic cough, and especially dyspnoea on exertion are classic symptoms and signs of COPD.
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