A springtime olympics demands special consideration for allergic athletes.

@article{Katelaris2000ASO,
  title={A springtime olympics demands special consideration for allergic athletes.},
  author={Constance H Katelaris and Fiona M Carrozzi and Theresa V Burke and Karen Byth},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2000},
  volume={106 2},
  pages={260-6}
}
BACKGROUND The Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in September-October 2000, which is early to mid-spring in the southern hemisphere. Pollen-sensitive athletes may encounter problems with allergic symptoms triggered by pollen exposure, thus compromising their ability to attain peak performance. OBJECTIVE We sought to monitor pollen levels at the major Olympic venues to provide information for allergic athletes and their team doctors in order to adequately prepare them for… CONTINUE READING