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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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Heading the Ball in Soccer
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Michael J. Asken, PhD; Robert C. Schwartz, MD

Meatless Diets in Female Athletes:
A Red Flag
Alvin R. Loosli, MD; Jaime S. Ruud, MS, RD

Controlling Blood Lipids
Part 2: When and How to Use Medication
Tedd L. Mitchell, MD; Larry W. Gibbons, MD, MPH

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Making Exercise a Way of Life
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Editors Note
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On-Field Examination and Care An Emergency Checklist
Michael J. Stuart, MD
Exercise Adviser
Child Carriers:
Tips for Runners, Bikers, and Hikers
Bryant Stamford, PhD
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Androstenedione et al: Nonprescription Steroids
Nutrition Adviser
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Nancy Clark, MS, RD
Strategies for Energetic Aging
Susan M. Kleiner, PhD, RD