Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Asthmatic Responses in Obese Adults
Purpose: Researchers believe that exercise may have a beneficial effect on inflammation and asthma symptoms in overweight people with mild to moderate persistent asthma. The purpose of this study is to see if a 12-week exercise program will affect inflammation, lung function, asthma symptoms, and asthma quality of life in overweight adults with asthma.
Eligibility: Individuals who are between 18 and 55 years of age, overweight, and have asthma may be eligible to participate.
Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (ABRC)
Principal Investigator: Christian Bime, MD, MSc
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