Nikolai Stenfors - Umeå University, Medicine unit
A web survey on asthma and medication was conducted among 38,603 adult participants of three Swedish endurance competitions (cross-country running, cross-country skiing, and swimming).
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to determine the prevalence among competitive recreational endurance athletes of self-reported physician-diagnosed asthma and asthma medication use and their association with training.
Umeå - Ref. 2014/287-31
Athlets registered for participation in three large Swedish endurance competitions open to the public: Lidingöloppet(cross-country running), Vasaloppet (cross-country skiing), and Vansbrosimningen (swimming)
Time period(s) investigated
2014-09-01 – 2015-07-30
Geographic location: Sweden
Amanda Näsman, Tommie Irewall, Ulf Hållmarker, Anne Lindberg, and Nikolai Stenfors, “Asthma and Asthma Medication Are Common among Recreational Athletes Participating in Endurance Sport Competitions,” Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 2018, Article ID 3238546, 7 pages, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3238546.
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