All publications of “Eliana Mattos Lacerda”

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Overweight effect on spirometric parameters in adolescents undergoing exercise

Rayana de Oliveira Costa, Juliana Pereira Silva, Eliana Mattos Lacerda, Rodrigo Dias, Vitor Alexandre Pezolato, Carlos Alberto da Silva, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3612

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo evaluate effects of overweight on spirometric parameters in adolescents who underwent bronchial provocation test for exercise.Methods We included 71 male adolescents. The diagnosis of asthma was done based on participants’ clinical history and on the International Study Questionnaire Asthma and Allergies in Childhood, and the diagnosis of obesity was based on body mass index above 95th percentile. The bronchospasm induced by exercise was assessed using the run-walk test on a treadmill for eight minutes. The decrease in forced expiratory […]