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The Ventilatory Response to Exercise Does Not Differ Between Obese Women With and Without Dyspnea on Exertion

  • Helen E. Wood
  • Trisha L. Semon
  • Laurie A. Comeau
  • Belinda Schwartz
  • Rebecca M. MacDougall
  • Marilyn N. Klocko
  • Tony G. Babb
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 605)

Currently, over 30% of American adults are classified as obese (Body Mass Index, BMI ≥ 30) (Ogden, Carroll, Curtin, McDowell, Tabak and Flegal 2006). Obesity is a major public health concern since it is strongly associated with diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, sleep-disordered breathing, metabolic syndrome and some forms of cancer.

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Obese Woman Respiratory Muscle American Thoracic Society Ventilatory Response Major Public Health Concern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helen E. Wood
  • Trisha L. Semon
  • Laurie A. Comeau
  • Belinda Schwartz
  • Rebecca M. MacDougall
  • Marilyn N. Klocko
  • Tony G. Babb

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