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

@article{Laeremans2018BlackCR,
  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},
  year={2018},
  volume={50},
  pages={1875–1881}
}
  • 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

    Figures, Tables, and Topics from this paper.

    Exercising in Air Pollution: The Cleanest versus Dirtiest Cities Challenge
    • 13
    • PDF

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 38 REFERENCES
    Particulate air pollution and acute health effects
    • 1,922
    Standardisation of spirometry
    • 10,444
    • PDF
    Black Carbon as an Additional Indicator of the Adverse Health Effects of Airborne Particles Compared with PM10 and PM2.5
    • 583
    • PDF