oa South African Medical Journal - Renal function in marathon runners
|Article Title||Renal function in marathon runners|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, Grey's Hospital, Pietermaritzburg|
|Publication Date||May 1971|
|Pages||547 - 551|
|Keyword(s)||Marathon runners, Nephrology, Renal function and Sport physiology|
Thirty-one competitors in a particularly strenuous 54mile marathon race had their renal function assessed before and after the event. Seventy per cent of them had red cells in their urine and 60% showed proteinuria after the event, but in most cases the urine returned to normal apart from a trace of protein after 24 hours.
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