The use of the treadmill for assessing exercise-induced asthma and the effect of varying the severity and duration of exercise.

@article{Godfrey1975TheUO,
  title={The use of the treadmill for assessing exercise-induced asthma and the effect of varying the severity and duration of exercise.},
  author={Simon Paul Godfrey and Michael Gordon Silverman and Sandra Doreen Anderson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1975},
  volume={56 5 pt-2 suppl},
  pages={
          893-8
        }
}
Running produces a greater amount of post-exercise bronchoconstriction than other forms of exercise carried out a similar metabolic rates. The treadmill can be used to provide a standardized form of exercise when studying the asthmatic child. The severity of post-exercise bronchoconstriction depends upon the rate of working on the treadmill and the duration of exercise. A maximum response is obtained by six minutes of running at an uphill slope of 10% at a speed of 5 kmph (3 mph). Even with… CONTINUE READING

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