Study Description: Asthma is the most common chronic condition among youth, with Georgia having the highest percentages of asthma sufferers in the country. Studies have shown that childhood asthma is related to air pollutants. Compared to adults, children are more sensitive to air pollution. This study will evaluate air pollution, as it relates to childhood asthma, and analyze information about physical activity in asthmatic youth. This information will be used to understand how a child?s environment and physical activity impacts their asthma.
Principal Investigator: Gianluca De Leo
Eligibility Criteria: Females and males between ages 6-13 years Must live in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) Must have a current asthma diagnosis
Compensation: No, subjects will not be compensated.
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