Effect of training and rest on respiratory mechanical properties in racing sled dogs.

TitleEffect of training and rest on respiratory mechanical properties in racing sled dogs.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsDavis M, Williamson K, McKenzie EC, Royer C, Payton M, Nelson S
JournalMedicine and science in sports and exercise
Volume37
Issue2
Pagination337-41
Date Published2005 Feb
ISSN0195-9131
KeywordsAerosols, Airway Resistance, Animals, Dogs, Histamine, Histamine Agents, Lung Compliance, Models, Animal, Physical Education and Training, Physical Endurance, Respiratory Mechanics, Rest
Abstract

Racing Alaskan sled dogs develop exercise-induced airway inflammation, similar to that reported for elite human athletes participating in cold-weather sports. These human athletes also have airway hyperresponsiveness, but airway function in sled dogs has not been measured.

Alternate JournalMed Sci Sports Exerc