EIA

  • EIA in Elite Footballers

    New research from the University of Kent finds that 3 out of 10 elite footballers may have undetected lung and airway problems, such as EIA (exercise-induced asthma). Lung health in footballers Lead researcher, Ana Jackson, is suggesting that a programme for lung...

  • Are athletes more susceptible to airway dysfunction?

    The Study 'Environmental influence on the prevalence and pattern of airway dysfunction in elite athletes'. The purpose of this study recently published in 'Respirology' was to evaluate the prevalence of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), often known...

  • Common causes of dyspnoea in athletes

    This article published in the European Respiratory Society’s June issue of Breathe explains how dyspnoea, (shortness of breath or breathlessness), during exercise is a common complaint in seemingly otherwise healthy athletes, and which may be associated with...

  • Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder suffers EIA

    POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) could help Brentford and Republic of Ireland midfielder Alan Judge who’s recently been reprimanded by the Football Association after breaching doping regulations for consuming higher levels of his asthma medication...

  • Exercise-Induced Asthma - and POWERbreathe

    Pip Windsor from Phsyio2Breathe is an expert with over 20 years’ experience in the treatment of Breathing Pattern Disorders (BPD) and Asthma Education and is an MDT Certified BradCliff Method® Practitioner (a structured research-based physiotherapy assessment...

  • What causes exercise-induced asthma?

    The reason why asthma symptoms may be brought on during exercise has not been completely established but it is thought that because breathing becomes heavy and we breathe faster when we exercise, the linings of our airways narrow and dry out. Also weather conditions...

  • Respiratory disorders in endurance athletes

    Open Access article published in the Journal of Sports Medicine April 2nd 2014. STUDY: Respiratory disorders in endurance athletes - how much do they really have to endure? Abstract: “Respiratory disorders are often a cause of morbidity in top level endurance...