Effects of Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Exercise Endurance, Dyspnea, and Cardiorespiratory Responses in Health and COPD: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Trial

Elsevier, Chest, Volume 161, March 2022
Syed N., Ryu M.H., Dhillon S., Schaeffer M.R., Ramsook A.H., Leung J.M. et al.
Background: Individuals with COPD have increased sensitivity to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) such as diesel exhaust (DE), but little is known about the acute effects of TRAP on exercise responses in COPD. Research Question: Does exposure before exercise to TRAP (DE titrated to 300 μg/m3 particulate matter