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Infectious disease 

Infectious disease
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Infectious disease
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Domhnall MacAuley

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199660155.003.0011
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date: 25 February 2018

Effects of exercise on immunity 312

Why are athletes prone to infection? 313

Upper respiratory tract infections 314

Common viral infections 315

Viral hepatitis 316

Other infections 317

HIV 317

Otitis externa 317

Malaria 318

Diarrhoea 320

Regular, moderate levels of exercise improve resistance to most infections, particularly those affecting the upper respiratory tract (URTI)....

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