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Asthma and Physical Activity in the School

Newly revised in 2012! This easy-to-read booklet is perfect for teachers, coaches, and families who want to help students with asthma take part in sports and physical activities. Discusses how to help students control their asthma and follow an asthma action plan. Also explains how to manage asthma triggers, ensure students have access to their asthma medicines, recognize worsening asthma symptoms and take action, and modify activities based on a child’s asthma status. Includes sample asthma action plans and information about using a peak flow meter, metered-dose inhaler, and dry powder inhaler.

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Item No.: 12-3651
Availability: Web/HTML  |  PDF (216MB) | Print (Information about file types)
Format: NHLBI produced publications : Color
Page Count: 29 pages
Subject: Asthma
Audience: use for items for both professionals and non-professionals
Language: English
Size: 6 in. X 9 in.
Date of Publication: 2012