Asthma in exercising children exposed to ozone: a cohort study.

TitleAsthma in exercising children exposed to ozone: a cohort study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsMcConnell, R, Berhane, K, Gilliland, F, London, SJ, Islam, T, Gauderman, JW, Avol, E, Margolis, HG, Peters, JM
JournalLancet
Volume359
Issue9304
Pagination386-91
Date Published2002 Feb 2
ISSN0140-6736
KeywordsAdolescent, Air Pollutants, Asthma, Exercise-Induced, California, Child, Cohort Studies, Female, Humans, Male, Oxidants, Photochemical, Ozone, Social Class, Sports
Abstract

Little is known about the effect of exposure to air pollution during exercise or time spent outdoors on the development of asthma. We investigated the relation between newly-diagnosed asthma and team sports in a cohort of children exposed to different concentrations and mixtures of air pollutants.

Alternate JournalLancet