Airway Inflammation and Swimming in Chlorinated Pools

Airway inflammation in elite swimmers. JACI, Volume 119, Issue 6, Pages 1559-1560 (June 2007)

Does chlorine-rich atmosphere in the swimming pools leads to development of airway neutrophilic inflammation in elite swimmers?

Related reading:

Swimming may not increase the risk of asthma or allergic symptoms http://goo.gl/ZdiG5
High prevalence of asthma among elite swimmers http://goo.gl/Sm8Fo
Swimming in indoor chlorinated pools associated with airway changes similar to mild asthma, but w/o hyperresponsiveness. JACI, 2011.
Lung function declines in volunteers after exposure to trichloramine (NCl3) in indoor pool http://buff.ly/QjZiHE
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