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Volume: 38
Number: 4
Index: December 2010
Clinical Focus:Respiratory Care
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December 2010
Clinical Focus: Respiratory Medicine
  • Asthma and the athlete
    • Vocal cord dysfunction
    • Exercise-induced asthma
    • Exercise-induced bronchospasm
  • COPD
    • Obesity and COPD
    • Relationship between COPD and nutrition intake
  • Treatment options for steroid-induced osteoporosis in men
  • Treatments for asthma
    • Bronchodilators, anticholinergics
    • Corticosteroids
    • Metered-dose vs other types of inhalers
  • Respiratory infections in winter sports athletes
  • Asthma in elite athletes
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation and physical activity
  • Fitness and long-term oxygen therapy/lung transplantation
  • Airflow function and the metabolic syndrome
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Clinical Focus

Hypertension Update and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Physically Active Individuals and Athletes
Leonardo P. J. Oliveira, MD and Christine E. Lawless, MD

Body Size, Body Composition, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in NFL Players
Thomas W. Allen, DO; Robert A. Vogel, MD; Andrew E. Lincoln, ScD; Reginald E. Dunn, BA; and Andrew M. Tucker, MD

Is Exercise Adherence Associated with Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure?
Lorraine S. Evangelista, RN, PhD; Michele A. Hamilton, MD; Gregg C. Fonarow, MD; and Kathleen Dracup, RN, DNSc

Treatment of Hypertension in Athletes:
An Evidence-Based Review
Chad Asplund, MD

The Interactive Effects of Metabolic Syndrome, Blood Pressure, and Mental Health in Worksite Employees
Jeffrey A. Capizzi, MA; George J. Allen, PhD; Donna Murphy, BS; and Linda S. Pescatello, PhD, FACSM

Preparticipation Screening of Young Competitive Athletes for Cardiovascular Disorders
Navin Chandra, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP; Michael Papadakis, MBBS, MRCP; and Sanjay Sharma, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCP (UK), FESC

The Effect of Long-Term, High-Volume Aerobic Exercise Training on Postprandial Lipemia and Oxidative Stress
Richard J. Bloomer, PhD; Kelsey H. Fisher-Wellman, MS; and Heather K. Bell, MS

The Role of Physical Activity in Type 2 Diabetes Prevention:
Physiological and Practical Perspectives
Jamie F. Burr, MSc; Chip P. Rowan, MSc; Veronica K. Jamnik, PhD; and Michael C. Riddell, PhD

Clinical Articles

Safety Baseballs and Chest Protectors:
A Systematic Review on the Prevention of Commotio Cordis
Justin A. Classie, MD; Laura M. Distel, MD; and James R. Borchers, MD, MPH

Turf Toe:
Soft Tissue and Osteocartilaginous Injury to the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint
Michael J. Coughlin, MD; Travis J. Kemp, MD; and Christopher B. Hirose, MD

Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia During Winter Sports
Kristin J. Stuempfle, PhD, ATC, FACSM

Effects of Commercial Energy Drink Consumption on Athletic Performance and Body Composition
Stephanie L. Ballard, PharmD, BCPS; Jennifer J. Wellborn-Kim, PharmD, BCPS; and Kevin A. Clauson, PharmD

Salt Intake, Asthma, and Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction:
A Review
Timothy D. Mickleborough, PhD, FACSM

Prophylactic Use of NSAIDs by Athletes:
A Risk/Benefit Assessment
Stuart J. Warden, PT, PhD, FACSM

Concussion Management and Treatment Considerations in the Adolescent Population
Rosanna C. Sabini, DO and Cara Camiolo Reddy, MD

Effective Injury Prevention in Soccer
Donald T. Kirkendall, PhD and Jiri Dvorak, MD

Continuing Features

Practice Pearls
Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events:
Considerations Regarding the Risk/Benefit
Barry A. Franklin, PhD, FACSM, FAACVPR, FAHA
American Heart Association Guidelines for Preventing Heart Disease in Women:
2007 Update
Keith Tolfrey, PhD