Immune function in female elite rowers and non-athletes.

  title={Immune function in female elite rowers and non-athletes.},
  author={David C Nieman and Sandra L. Nehlsen-Cannarella and Omar R. Fagoaga and Dru A. Henson and Mark Shannon and J M Hjertman and Ricardo Ludwig Schmitt and Michael Bolton and Melanie D Austin and Brian K. Schilling and R. Thorpe},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={34 3},
OBJECTIVE To compare immune function in female rowers and controls in the resting state, and then correlate the results with a two month history of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI). METHODS Subjects included 20 elite female rowers located at the ARCO Olympic Training Centre in Chula Vista, California, and 19 non-athletic female controls. These two groups were compared cross sectionally for immune function and infection rates. RESULTS Granulocyte/monocyte phagocytosis, oxidative… CONTINUE READING
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