K W Rundell
Affiliation: Marywood University
- Imitators of exercise-induced bronchoconstrictionPnina Weiss
Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, P O Box 208064, New Haven, CT, 06520 8064, USA
Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 5:7. 2009..The goal of this review is to describe other clinical entities that mimic asthma or EIB symptoms and can be confused with EIB...
- Montelukast prevents vascular endothelial dysfunction from internal combustion exhaust inhalation during exerciseKenneth W Rundell
Human Physiology Laboratory, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509, USA
Inhal Toxicol 22:754-9. 2010..05). MK blocked high PM post-exercise FMD blunting and maintained normal response, suggesting that leukotrienes are involved in PM-initiated vascular endothelial dysfunction...
- Effects of montelukast on airway narrowing from eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation and cold air exerciseK W Rundell
Human Performance Laboratory, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509, USA
Br J Sports Med 39:232-6. 2005..Montelukast attenuates EIB, but its protective effect against airway narrowing from EVH has not been investigated...
- Montelukast has no ergogenic effect on cycle ergometry in cold temperatureKenneth W Rundell
Human Performance Laboratory, Keith J O Neill Center for Healthy Families, Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1847-51. 2004..To examine the effects of a single 10-mg dose of ML on physical performance in EIB- and EIB+ athletes...
- Pulmonary function decay in women ice hockey players: is there a relationship to ice rink air quality?Kenneth W Rundell
College of Health Science and Human Services, Keith J O Neill Center for Healthy Families, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509 1598, USA
Inhal Toxicol 16:117-23. 2004..Five of 9 controls had symptoms, and 10 of 14 subjects had symptoms. This preliminary study suggests [PM(1)] is related to airway function decay in ice rink athletes...
- Baseline lung function, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, and asthma-like symptoms in elite women ice hockey playersKenneth W Rundell
Keith J O Neill Center for Healthy Families, Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509 1598, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:405-10. 2004..Impaired postchallenge expiratory flows are common for this population; however, baseline lung function and symptoms have not been fully evaluated...
- Field exercise vs laboratory eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation to identify airway hyperresponsiveness in elite cold weather athletesKenneth W Rundell
Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509 4742, USA
Chest 125:909-15. 2004..The objective was to compare the change in FEV(1) provoked by EVH with that provoked by exercise in cold weather athletes...
- Lung function measured by impulse oscillometry and spirometry following eucapnic voluntary hyperventilationKenneth W Rundell
Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509, USA
Can Respir J 12:257-63. 2005..The efficacy of impulse oscillometry (IOS) to measure airway calibre change is not fully established...
- Vehicular air pollution, playgrounds, and youth athletic fieldsKenneth W Rundell
Human Performance Laboratory, Keith J O Neill Center for Healthy Families, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509, USA
Inhal Toxicol 18:541-7. 2006..Future studies should examine threshold limits and mechanistic actions of real-world particle exposure...
- Inhalation of ultrafine and fine particulate matter disrupts systemic vascular functionKenneth W Rundell
College of Health and Human Services, Center for Healthy Families, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509, USA
Inhal Toxicol 19:133-40. 2007..The observed decrease reoxygenation slope-to-baseline after cuff release is consistent with reduced blood flow in the muscle microvasculature...
- Decreased lung function after inhalation of ultrafine and fine particulate matter during exercise is related to decreased total nitrate in exhaled breath condensateKenneth W Rundell
College of Health and Human Services, Center for Healthy Families, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509, USA
Inhal Toxicol 20:1-9. 2008..Decreased NO(3) and eNO may be due to superoxide/NO formation of peroxynitrite, resulting in lipid peroxidation...
- Ultrafine and fine particulate matter inhalation decreases exercise performance in healthy subjectsKenneth W Rundell
Human Performance Laboratory, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
J Strength Cond Res 22:2-5. 2008..3 +/- 10.04 kJ) was less than in low PM1 trials 1 and 2, and high PM1 trial 3 (P = 0.004, P = 0.003, P = 0.0008; respectively). Acute inhalation of high (PM1) typical of many urban environments could impair exercise performance...
- Exercise and other indirect challenges to demonstrate asthma or exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in athletesKenneth W Rundell
Human Physiology Laboratory, Keith J O Neill Center for Healthy Families, Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:238-46; quiz 247-8. 2008..Advantages and disadvantages of each diagnostic procedure are presented...
- Bronchoconstriction provoked by exercise in a high-particulate-matter environment is attenuated by montelukastKenneth W Rundell
Human Performance Laboratory, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509, USA
Inhal Toxicol 17:99-105. 2005..approximately 35%), suggesting that bronchoconstriction from PM1 exposure is predominately leukotriene mediated. The precise mechanism of airborne PM1-induced leukotriene-mediated airway narrowing remains unclear...
- Airway narrowing measured by spirometry and impulse oscillometry following room temperature and cold temperature exerciseTina M Evans
Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA 18509, USA
Chest 128:2412-9. 2005..The objective was to compare airway responses following room temperature and cold temperature exercise challenges, and to compare whether IOS variables relate to spirometry variables...
- Cold air inhalation does not affect the severity of EIB after exercise or eucapnic voluntary hyperventilationTina M Evans
Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:544-9. 2005..The purpose of this study was to evaluate lung function after exercise and eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation (EVH) while breathing both room-temperature and cold-temperature dry bottled air...
- High levels of airborne ultrafine and fine particulate matter in indoor ice arenasKenneth W Rundell
Human Performance Laboratory, Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509, USA E mail
Inhal Toxicol 15:237-50. 2003..We conclude that the primary source of airborne indoor rink PM(1) is internal combustion ice-resurfacing machines and that this poor air quality may be causal to the unique and high prevalence of airway dysfunction in ice arena athletes...
- Impulse oscillometry is sensitive to bronchoconstriction after eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation or exerciseTina M Evans
Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509, USA
J Asthma 43:49-55. 2006..Impulse oscillometry detected a difference in degree of response to the challenges, whereas spirometry indicated no difference, suggesting that impulse oscillometry is a more sensitive measure of change in airway function...
- Bronchoconstriction during cross-country skiing: is there really a refractory period?Kenneth W Rundell
Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509 4742, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:18-26. 2003..This study examined airway response and refractoriness during approximately 42-min cross-country ski time trial preceded by a 6- to 9-min 2.5-km high-intensity warm-up ski...
- Exercise-induced bronchospasm in the elite athleteKenneth W Rundell
Human Performance Laboratory, Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509 1598, USA
Sports Med 32:583-600. 2002..In many cases, EIB is difficult to control. These and other data suggest that EIB in the elite athlete is in contrast with classic asthma...
- Effects of cysteine donor supplementation on exercise-induced bronchoconstrictionJennifer M Baumann
Human Performance Laboratory, Marywood University, Scranton, PA 18509, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:1468-73. 2005..UWP is a cysteine donor that augments GSH production...
- Hemoglobin/myoglobin oxygen desaturation during Alpine skiingL Szmedra
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, PA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:232-6. 2001....
- Peak power during repeated wingate trials: implications for testingRyan M Kohler
Human Physiology and Respiratory Research Laboratory, Marywood University, Scranton, PA, USA
J Strength Cond Res 24:370-4. 2010..When testing for maximal power output via the Wingate anaerobic test, one should allow for a familiarization trial and should ensure full recovery between this trial and the baseline evaluation...
- Overuse of asthma medication in athletics?Kenneth W Rundell
Marywood University Scranton, PA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:925. 2004
- Asthma and the elite athlete: summary of the International Olympic Committee's consensus conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, January 22-24, 2008Kenneth D Fitch
School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
J Allergy Clin Immunol 122:254-60, 260.e1-7. 2008..The policy of requiring Olympic athletes to demonstrate the presence of asthma, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, or AHR to be approved to inhale beta(2)-agonists will continue...
- Comparison of low- and high-intensity resistance exercise on lipid peroxidation: role of muscle oxygenationJay R Hoffman
College of New Jersey, Ewing 08628, USA
J Strength Cond Res 21:118-22. 2007..44). Results suggest that increases in MDA occur independently of exercise intensity, but tissue acidosis may have a larger influence on MDA formation...
- Prevalence of allergy and asthma symptoms in recreational roadrunnersChristopher C Randolph
Center for Allergy, Asthma, Immunology, Waterbury, CT, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2053-7. 2006..The prevalence of allergy and asthma symptoms and asthma medication use, which has been extensively studied in elite athletes, has received little attention in recreational roadrunners...
- Evaluation of cardiovascular demands of game play and practice in women's ice hockeyBarry A Spiering
United States Olympic Training Center, United States Olympic Committee, Lake Placid, New York 12946, USA
J Strength Cond Res 17:329-33. 2003..This mismatch in cardiovascular demand may prevent players from achieving "game shape," thus affecting competition play...
- Effect of high-intensity submaximal work, with or without rest, on subsequent VO2maxDaniel A Judelson
Coaching and Sports Sciences Division, United States Olympic Committee, Lake Placid, NY, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:292-6. 2004..The purposes of this study were to: 1) examine the effects of high-intensity submaximal exercise, with or without rest, on subsequent .VO2max; and 2) evaluate the role of EIH in causing any observed changes...
- Evaluation of physiological responses during recovery following three resistance exercise programsJie Kang
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
J Strength Cond Res 19:305-9. 2005..In addition, an exercise routine performed at low to moderate intensity coupled with a moderate to high exercise volume is most effective in maximizing caloric expenditure following resistance exercise...
- An evaluation of standardizing target ventilation for eucapnic voluntary hyperventilation using FEV1Barry A Spiering
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
J Asthma 41:745-9. 2004....
- Omega-3 Fatty acids and airway hyperresponsiveness in asthmaTimothy D Mickleborough
Department of Kinesiology, Indiana University, 1025 East 7th Street, HPER 112, Bloomington, IN 47401, USA
J Altern Complement Med 10:1067-75. 2004..Further studies are needed to confirm these results and understand their mechanism of action...
- Effect of muscle oxygenation during resistance exercise on anabolic hormone responseJay R Hoffman
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ 08628, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1929-34. 2003..This investigation examined the affects of two different resistance exercise protocols on muscle oxygenation, and the anabolic hormonal response to such exercise...
- Inspiratory stridor in elite athletesKenneth W Rundell
United States Olympic Committee, Lake Placid, NY, USA
Chest 123:468-74. 2003..EIB positive (EIB +) was defined as a > or = 10% postexercise fall in FEV(1). Athletes were monitored for IS during exercise; 78.4% of the athletes in this study (n = 290) were tested on multiple occasions...
- The effect of a competitive collegiate football season on power performance and muscle oxygen recovery kineticsJay R Hoffman
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey 08628, USA
J Strength Cond Res 19:509-13. 2005..Results indicate that the extent of muscle deoxygenation is reduced during high-intensity exercise and that muscle oxygen recovery kinetics improves over the duration of a competitive season of football...
- Prevalence of body art (body piercing and tattooing) in university undergraduates and incidence of medical complicationsLester B Mayers
Athletics Department, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY 10570, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 77:29-34. 2002..To survey the prevalence of body art (body piercing and tattooing) in university undergraduate students and to determine the incidence of medical complications from these procedures...