Swimming pool, respiratory health, and childhood asthma: should we change our beliefs?

@article{Uyan2009SwimmingPR,
  title={Swimming pool, respiratory health, and childhood asthma: should we change our beliefs?},
  author={Zeynep Seda Uyan and Silvia Carraro and Giorgio Piacentini and Eugenio Baraldi},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2009},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={31-7}
}
Swimming is often recommended as a sport because of its several benefits to health. It is also recommended in asthmatic children as a sport with a lower potential for prompting exercise-induced asthma. However, there is growing interest in the potentially harmful effects of repeated respiratory tract exposure to chlorinated products and the problem of possible swimming-related health hazards is gaining importance at international level. It is already known that acute exposure to chlorine gas as… CONTINUE READING