Prevalence and significance of sleep disordered breathing in adolescent athletes

ERJ Open Res. 2019 Mar 11;5(1):00029-2019. doi: 10.1183/23120541.00029-2019. eCollection 2019 Feb.


Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) was more prevalent in adolescent athletes than expected, and several potential warning signs related to autonomic nerve activity appeared in SDB athletes. SDB screening may prevent associated downstream risks in the future.