Black Carbon Reduces the Beneficial Effect of Physical Activity on Lung Function

  title={Black Carbon Reduces the Beneficial Effect of Physical Activity on Lung Function},
  author={Michelle Laeremans and E. Dons and I. Avila-Palencia and G. Carrasco-Turigas and Juan Pablo ORJUELA-MENDOZA and Tom Cole-Hunter and M. Nieuwenhuijsen and A. Standaert and M. Van Poppel and P. De Boever and L. Int Panis},
  journal={Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise},
  • Michelle Laeremans, E. Dons, +8 authors L. Int Panis
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
  • Introduction When physical activity is promoted in urban outdoor settings (e.g., walking and cycling), individuals are also exposed to air pollution. It has been reported that short-term lung function increases as a response to physical activity, but this beneficial effect is hampered when elevated air pollution concentrations are observed. Our study assessed the long-term impact of air pollution on the pulmonary health benefit of physical activity. Methods Wearable sensors were used to monitor… CONTINUE READING

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