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Troubles gastro-intestinaux et activités sportives [Lower intestinal distress during sports activities].
Revue Médicale Suisse
Publication types: English Abstract ; Journal Article ; Review
This article reviews the literature regarding gastrointestinal disturbances in particular in runners. The lower intestinal problems of motility and blood loss are discussed. These problems are directly related to running. These symptoms, especially diarrhea are common and can impact adversely both performance and the health of the athlete. Most cases are relatively benign. The sport medicine clinician should be familiar with the management of these problems in order to optimize the treatment and facilitate return to sport.
Colic/etiology, Diarrhea/etiology, Gastrointestinal Diseases/physiopathology, Humans, Sports/physiology
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