|Title||Effect of training and rest on respiratory mechanical properties in racing sled dogs. |
|Publication Type||Journal Article |
|Year of Publication||2005 |
|Authors||Davis, M, Williamson, K, McKenzie, EC, Royer, C, Payton, M, Nelson, S |
|Journal||Medicine and science in sports and exercise |
|Date Published||2005 Feb |
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.