Sports anemia

Edward Balaban

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Abstract

It has been recognized for several years that erythropoiesis and red cell survival can be influenced by exercise in a variety of ways, such as in sports anemia. This article approaches this topic from the historic perspective and outlines the current major theories regarding the cause of a suboptimal hemoglobin in the athlete. In addition, measures that may be needed to assess the cause of an anemia in this setting are outlined, and therapeutic alternatives are proposed when indicated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)313-325
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in Sports Medicine
Volume11
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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