Is physical activity anti-inflammatory on the airways?

Mohler, Donald A.
May 2007
Thorax;May2007, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p376
Academic Journal
The article comments on a study by R. Shaaban and colleagues on the association between physical activity and bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BRR). The researchers found an inverse relationship between weekly exercise and BRR in 5,518 adults surveyed through questionnaires. They hypothesized that physical activity exerts an anti-inflammatory effect on the airways due to findings on inflammation markers such as C-reactive protein.


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