Exercise-induced bronchospasm prevalence in collegiate cross-country runners.

  title={Exercise-induced bronchospasm prevalence in collegiate cross-country runners.},
  author={R Tucker Thole and Robert E. Sallis and Albert L. Rubin and G N Smith},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={33 10},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) in collegiate cross-country runners using a protocol involving an intense exercise challenge conducted in the same environment in which the athletes train and compete. METHODS One-hundred eighteen collegiate cross-country runners from the Los Angeles, California, metropolitan area participated in the study. All testing took place on a track at the time and location of a normal practice… CONTINUE READING