Shortness of Breath



Exercise is rarely limited by pulmonary causes in healthy individuals. During exercise, large, steep rises in ventilatory demands are met efficiently by the respiratory system while maintaining a substantial breathing reserve. The respiratory system including the lungs and chest wall are often considered “overbuilt” in meeting the demands of exercise.


Chronic Asthma Athletic Trainer Maximum Voluntary Ventilation Vocal Cord Dysfunction Rescue Inhaler 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OSU Asthma CenterThe Ohio State University Medical CenterColumbusUSA

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