Athletes United Reports/Articles

“State Champion Clairton Bears Overcome Asthma on the way to Football History,” Breathe Project, July 30, 2013. Record number of wins, while also battling asthma. Pretty amazing.

“Getting Your Lungs from Point A to Point B,” Follow me! SCA Blog, July 2013. Written by our own SCA Green Cities Fellow, Karrie.

“Sports world teams up against climate change,” GreenBiz.com, June 28, 2013.

“Energy-Harvesting Street Tiles Generate Power from Pavement Pounder,” Scientific American, April 20, 2013. Very nice! We need these at the Clean Air Dash and Festival!

“Want to keep your heart and lungs healthy?  Don’t sit next to the photocopier,” Daily Mail, March 15, 2011.

“Effects of Ambient Particulate Matter and Fungal Spores on Lung Function in Schoolchildren,” Pediatrics, Vol. 127 No. 3, March 2011.
This study looked at 100 elementary and middle-school students in Taiwan and found elevated levels of PM2.5, ozone, and fungal spores to be associated with decreased lung function.

“Lung Function and Inflammatory Responses,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, January 7, 2011.