Can you be an elite athlete with a breathing problem? | School of Sport and Exercise Sciences – University of Kent


‘Can’t catch my breath’, ‘tight chest’ or ‘my breathing is slowing me down’ are all things elite athletes report as barriers to performance. In this mini-lecture with Dr. John Dickinson, he briefly explores what might cause an athlete to experience these symptoms and how we might go about helping an athlete overcome them.

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