exercise-induced anemia

ex·er·cise-in·duced a·ne·mi·a

(eks'ĕr-sīz-in-dūst' ă-nē'mē-ă)
Reduction in hemoglobin concentration to levels approaching clinical anemia, believed due to intense exercise training; generally occurs in the early phase of training and parallels the disproportionately large expansion in plasma volume in relation to total hemoglobin with training.
See also: anemia
Synonym(s): sports anemia.
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