Study of the phagocytic process in neutrophils from elite sportswomen

@article{Ortega1993StudyOT,
  title={Study of the phagocytic process in neutrophils from elite sportswomen},
  author={Eduardo Garciadiego Ortega and Carmen Barriga and M{\'o}nica de la Fuente},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={66},
  pages={37-42}
}
All the stages of the phagocytic process of blood neutrophils were compared in sedentary young women (no formal exercise during the previous 24 months) and elite sportswomen (basketball players from the “Siglo XXI Spain Selection”, in the middle of their competitive season) at rest. The sportswomen had performed no exercise since the day before taking the blood samples. Adherence of neutrophils to nylon fibre, which is similar to endothelium adherence, was not different between the two groups… CONTINUE READING