Gender differences in the prevalence of airway hyperresponsiveness and asthma in athletes.

@article{Langdeau2009GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in the prevalence of airway hyperresponsiveness and asthma in athletes.},
  author={J B Langdeau and Anna Day and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Turcotte and L. -P. Boulet},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={401-6}
}
BACKGROUND Although athletes have a high prevalence of airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and asthma, little is known about possible gender differences in regard to these features. We looked at the comparative prevalence of AHR, physician-diagnosed asthma and respiratory symptoms during exercise in female (F) and male (M) athletes. METHOD A retrospective… CONTINUE READING