Table 1

Demographic information

Post-COVID athletes
(n=21)
Reference athletes
(n=42)
Age21.9±3.921.9±3.8
Female sex9 (43)18 (43)
Race/ethnicity
 White (non-Hispanic/Latino)17 (81)37 (88)
 Black2 (10)1 (2)
 Asian1 (5)1 (2)
 White (Hispanic/Latino)1 (5)3 (7)
Height (cm)175.2±13.0174.3±11.6
Weight (kg)72.8±17.073.9±16.7
BMI (kg/m2)23.4±2.624.1±3.2
Sport type
 Endurance5 (24)10 (24)
 Team sport11 (52)22 (52)
 Mixed/other5 (24)10 (24)
Level of competition
Competitive athlete
 High school1 (5)2 (5)
 Collegiate14 (67)28 (67)
 Postcollegiate4 (19)8 (19)
Recreational athlete2 (10)4 (10)
Medical history
 None9 (43)20 (48)
 Current asthma3 (14)6 (14)
 Childhood asthma2 (10)5 (12)
 Anxiety/depression3 (14)1 (2)
 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder3 (14)8 (20)
 Other6 (29)9 (21)
Baseline medications
 None9 (43)21 (50)
 Contraception (pill/device)6 (29)5 (12)
 Albuterol3 (14)5 (12)
 Stimulant2 (10)7 (17)
 Other7 (32)10 (24)
  • BMI, body mass index.