oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Effects of asthma: Exercise induced asthma and the sportsman

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



Asthma is a disease that is characterised by increased responsiveness of the bronchial tree to a number of stimulae. Of the known triggers of asthma, allergens and exercise have been extensively studied. Both are powerful and natural occurring precipitants, but exercise is a potential factor in the daily life of every asthmatic.

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