Overweight and exercise-induced bronchoconstriction - Is there a link?

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dc.contributor.author Malmberg, Maiju
dc.contributor.author Malmberg, L. Pekka
dc.contributor.author Pelkonen, Anna S.
dc.contributor.author Makela, Mika J.
dc.contributor.author Kotaniemi-Syrjänen, Anne
dc.date.accessioned 2022-02-16T08:13:01Z
dc.date.available 2022-02-16T08:13:01Z
dc.date.issued 2021-07
dc.identifier.citation Malmberg , M , Malmberg , L P , Pelkonen , A S , Makela , M J & Kotaniemi-Syrjänen , A 2021 , ' Overweight and exercise-induced bronchoconstriction - Is there a link? ' , Pediatric Allergy and Immunology , vol. 32 , no. 5 , pp. 992-998 . https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.13492
dc.identifier.other PURE: 162665101
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: e21fe96c-3d8b-4a2a-8569-173ff98d9627
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000631662500001
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-2933-3111/work/108463561
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/340333
dc.description.abstract Background The objective of this study was to evaluate the role of body mass index with regard to exercise performance, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), and respiratory symptoms in 7- to 16-year-old children. Methods A total of 1120 outdoor running exercise challenge test results of 7- to 16-year-old children were retrospectively reviewed. Lung function was evaluated with spirometry, and exercise performance was assessed by calculating distance per 6 minutes from the running time and distance. Respiratory symptoms in the exercise challenge test were recorded, and body mass index modified for children (ISO-BMI) was calculated for each child from height, weight, age, and gender according to the national growth references. Results Greater ISO-BMI and overweight were associated with poorer exercise performance (P <.001). In addition, greater ISO-BMI was independently associated with cough (P = .002) and shortness of breath (P = .012) in the exercise challenge. However, there was no association between ISO-BMI and EIB or with wheeze during the exercise challenge. Conclusion Greater ISO-BMI may have a role in poorer exercise performance and appearance of respiratory symptoms during exercise, but not in EIB in 7- to 16-year-old children. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
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dc.subject asthma
dc.subject BMI
dc.subject cough
dc.subject exercise&#8208
dc.subject induced bronchoconstriction
dc.subject pediatrics
dc.subject physical fitness
dc.subject shortness of breath
dc.subject wheeze
dc.subject CAPACITY
dc.subject RESPONSIVENESS
dc.subject LUNG-FUNCTION
dc.subject CHILDHOOD
dc.subject CHILDREN
dc.subject OBESITY
dc.subject AIRWAY
dc.subject ASTHMA
dc.subject RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS
dc.subject WEIGHT
dc.subject 3121 General medicine, internal medicine and other clinical medicine
dc.subject 3123 Gynaecology and paediatrics
dc.title Overweight and exercise-induced bronchoconstriction - Is there a link? en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Faculty of Medicine
dc.contributor.organization HUS Inflammation Center
dc.contributor.organization Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Venereology
dc.contributor.organization Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research
dc.contributor.organization University Management
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1111/pai.13492
dc.relation.issn 0905-6157
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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