If you drop me an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org I will send you some more information.Also, if you include a contact number and good time to call I will give you a ring and we can discuss your symptoms and the criteria of the study in more detail.
If you are interested in this research but Nottingham is too far to travel I am also conducting research into exercise induced asthma at the Centre for Sport Medicine and Human Performance, Brunel University London. For more information please click the link below.
If you have or suspect you have asthma, you may want to take part in our new research project focussing on exercise-induced asthma at the Centre of Sports Medicine and Human Performance, Brunel University.
Regular exercise is an important component of a healthy lifestyle. For the majority of people with asthma, however, exercise is a potent trigger for an asthma attack. The events that occur in response to an attack of asthma provoked by exercise are similar to other attacks of asthma (e.g., cold air, allergen). For this reason we are able to use exercise as a model for investigating mechanisms of an asthma attack.
WHY SHOULD I TAKE PART?
Exercise-induced asthma is a common medical condition that often remains undiagnosed. If left untreated it can impair sport performance and quality of life.
WHAT DOES THE STUDY INVOLVE?
The study includes an initial screening visit with a full check-up of your lung function and an exercise challenge test. Depending on your response to the initial tests, you will be invited to come back for up to three additional visits. The same breathing and exercise tests will be performed, but the air that you will breathe in during exercise will be either temperate-dry or hot-humid.
WHO CAN VOLUNTEER?
Habitually active individuals (i.e., exercising at least 2 hours per week), aged 18 to 50, who get wheezy or short of breath after exercise. No prior medical diagnosis of asthma is required to volunteer for the study.
WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF IT?
The tests will tell us if your airways are abnormally twitchy during exercise and whether this deserves medical attention. You will be provided with a report of your tests results at the end of the study
Stevie, you would be surprised, Exercise-induced asthma (EIA) is a common medical condition in elite athletes, (roughly 8% of Olympic Athletes suffer EIA). Moreover, research is starting to suggest that EIA has a tendency to develop later in an athlete’s career and top level athletes can begin to suffer respiratory problems.
Point taken though, this is not relevant to thread.