Airway inflammation and upper respiratory tract infection in athletes: is there a link?

@article{Bermon2007AirwayIA,
  title={Airway inflammation and upper respiratory tract infection in athletes: is there a link?},
  author={Stephane Bermon},
  journal={Exercise immunology review},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={6-14}
}
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI) is regarded as the most common medical condition affecting both highly trained and elite athletes, in particular those participating in endurance events. The causes of these disturbances, also occurring during training, remain unclear. Viruses such as rhinovirus, adenovirus and para-influenza virus are frequently reported as the source of URTI. However, in a few comprehensive laboratory and epidemiological studies which reported at least a 30% incidence… CONTINUE READING
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