oa Modern Medicine - Why do athletes seem prone to infection?
|Article Title||Why do athletes seem prone to infection?|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 *Australian Institute of Sport, Canverra **North Sydney Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Centre and the Children's Hospital Institute of Sports Medicine, Westmead, Australia|
|Publication Date||Jul 2006|
|Pages||76 - 78|
|Keyword(s)||Athletes, Immune system, Immunology, Infection, Nutrition, Physiology, Psychological stress and Sport medicine|
Some athletes appear to sustain more than their fair share of respiratory illness, although the reasons remain unclear. How should such patients be managed?
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