Physical training does not increase allergic inflammation in asthmatic children.

@article{Moreira2008PhysicalTD,
  title={Physical training does not increase allergic inflammation in asthmatic children.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Moreira and Luis Delgado and Tari Haahtela and Jo{\~a}o Fonseca and Pedro Moreira and Cristina M P V Lopes and Jorge Mota and Paula I. Santos and Paula H Rytil{\"a} and Maria Graça Castel-Branco},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={1570-5}
}
The effects of a 3-month physical training programme on airway inflammation and clinical outcomes were studied in school-aged children with asthma. Subjects with persistent allergic asthma (aged 12.7+/-3.4 yrs; n = 34) were randomly allocated into training and control groups. Exercise consisted of twice-weekly 50-min sessions for 12 weeks. Inflammation was assessed by levels of exhaled nitric oxide, blood eosinophils, eosinophil cationic protein, C-reactive protein, and total and mite-specific… CONTINUE READING