Benefits of exercise in asthma

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

March 2013 Volume 110, Issue 3, Pages 133-140. CME Review

Overall Purpose:
Participants will be able to demonstrate increased knowledge of the clinical treatment of allergy/asthma/immunology and how new information can be applied to their own practices.

Accreditation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee Members:

Timothy J. Craig, DO (Senior Author)

Michael S. Tankersley, MD (CME Series Editor)

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr, MD, PhD (Editor-in-Chief)

Target Audience

Physicians involved in providing patient care in the field of allergy/asthma/immunology

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the barriers to exercise that asthmatics may encounter 
  • Discuss the evidence that exercise is beneficial for patients with asthma
  • Improve potential quality of life for asthma patients by encouraging an appropriate exercise regimen
Additional information

T.J. Craig has been a speaker for Teva and Merck and has received grant/research support from Merck, Genentech, and Forest. M. Dispenza, M.S. Tankersley, and G.D. Marshall, have nothing to disclose. Reviewers and Education/Editorial staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Timothy J. Craig, DO; and Melanie C. Dispenza, PhD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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