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Effect of physical training on airway inflammation in bronchial asthma: a systematic review

Smita Pakhale123*, Vanessa Luks13, Andrew Burkett13 and Lucy Turner2

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1 The Ottawa Hospital, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada

2 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada

3 University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2013, 13:38  doi:10.1186/1471-2466-13-38

Published: 13 June 2013

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Additional file 1:

Summary of included studies. This file provides details of the studies included in this systematic review including the number of subjects, mode of asthma diagnosis, asthma severity and control, current asthma pharmacotherapy, study design, training intervention (dose, duration, site, intensity and frequency of physical exercise), control intervention and outcome measures.

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Additional file 2:

PRISMA Checklist.

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