Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Asthmatic Responses in Obese Adults

Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Asthmatic Responses in Obese Adults

PurposeResearchers 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.

EligibilityIndividuals who are between 18 and 55 years of age, overweight, and have asthma may be eligible to participate. 

Sponsor:

Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (ABRC)

Principal Investigator: Christian Bime, MD, MSc

Contact Information:

Office: (520) 626-9543

Email: lungresearch@email.arizona.edu

Study Status: 
Ongoing