Chapter 12. Exercise and the Kidney

  1. Professor Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD
  1. Brian Rayner MBChB, MMed1 and
  2. Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch12

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

How to Cite

Rayner, B. and Schwellnus, M. P. (2008) Exercise and the Kidney, in Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (ed M. P. Schwellnus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch12

Editor Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

  2. 2

    UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156370

Online ISBN: 9781444300635

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Keywords:

  • basic structure and function of the nephron;
  • glomerular filtration rate, renal blood flow, and autoregulation;
  • urinary water excretion;
  • urinary electrolyte excretion;
  • exercise-induced hyponatremia/exercise-associated proteinuria;
  • acute renal failure and exercise;
  • exercise and advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD);
  • exercise recommendations in athletes with solitary or polycystic kidneys

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic structure and function of the nephron

  • Glomerular filtration rate, renal blood flow, and autoregulation

  • Urinary water excretion

  • Urinary electrolyte excretion

  • Exercise-induced hyponatremia

  • Exercise-associated proteinuria

  • Exercise-associated hematuria

  • Acute renal failure and exercise

  • Exercise and advanced chronic kidney disease

  • Exercise recommendations in athletes with solitary or polycystic kidneys

  • References