Physical activity, immune function and inflammation in kidney patients (the PINK study): a feasibility trial protocol

@inproceedings{Highton2017PhysicalAI,
  title={Physical activity, immune function and inflammation in kidney patients (the PINK study): a feasibility trial protocol},
  author={Patrick James Highton and Jill Neale and Thomas J Wilkinson and Nicolette C Bishop and Alice C Smith},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
INTRODUCTION Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) display increased infection-related mortality and elevated cardiovascular risk only partly attributed to traditional risk factors. Patients with CKD also exhibit a pro-inflammatory environment and impaired immune function. Aerobic exercise has the potential to positively impact these detriments, but is under-researched in this patient population. This feasibility study will investigate the effects of acute aerobic exercise on inflammation… CONTINUE READING
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