ERIC Number: EJ346358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Sickle Cell Trait, Exercise, and Altitude.
Eichner, Edward R.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v14 n11 p144-47,150,155-57 Nov 1986
Sickle cell trait is generally benign and does not shorten life, but it may confer some small risk with extremes of exercise or altitude. Research concerning these risks is presented, and it is concluded sickle cell trait is no barrier to outstanding athletic performance. (Author/MT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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