Reactivity of normal airways to short-term exercise

  • W. Y. Chen


Reactivity of airways to short-term exercise was tested once in 15 healthy subjects and repeated on eight of the group using Stead-Wells and Wedge spirometers and body plethysmograph. The pulmonary function tests were performed at rest and shortly after exercise, and the data were studied by means of a randomized block analysis of variance. It was demonstrated that overall post-exercise pulmonary functions were not statistically different from the pre-exercise baseline.

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Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Y. Chen
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  1. 1.National Jewish Hospital and Research Center, National Asthma CenterDenverUSA

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