Asthma and wheezing among Norwegian elite athletes.

  title={Asthma and wheezing among Norwegian elite athletes.},
  author={Wenche Nystad and Juanita Harris and Jos{\'e} Borgen},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={32 2},
PURPOSE The objectives were to estimate the prevalence of self-reports of asthma and wheezing among Norwegian elite athletes compared with the general population and to estimate the associations between asthma and types of sports, exercise and team level. METHODS The study population included all Norwegian elite athletes on the national junior and senior teams in 1997 (N = 1620) and a random sample from the general population (N = 1680). The surveys included items for asthma, respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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