Metabolic and functional effects of exercise training in diabetic kidney transplant recipients
Vassiliki Michou, Asterios Deligiannis, Evangelia Kouidi, Sports Medicine Laboratory, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki 57001, Greece
Maria Nikodimopoulou, Transplant Surgery Clinic of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki 54642, Greece
Author contributions: Michou V designed this study and collected and analyzed the data; Michou V, Koudi E and Deligiannis A drafted the manuscript and gave final approval of the version to be published; Michou V and Koudi E took part in this study as cardiopulmonary exercise testing operators or assistants; Nikodimopoulou M recruited diabetic kidney transplant recipients to participate to the study.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Protocol number:117461/2019).
Clinical trial registration statement: This study is registered at Laboratory of Sports Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, TEFAA.
Informed consent statement: All study participant received all the necessary study information before the study enrollment and provided written informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
CONSORT 2010 statement: The authors have read the CONSORT 2010 Statement, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to the CONSORT 2010 Statement.
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Corresponding author: Evangelia Kouidi, Doctor, PhD, Professor, Sports Medicine Laboratory, School of Physical Education & Sport Science, Aristotle University, Laboratory Building (3rd Floor), Thessaloniki 57001, Greece. email@example.com
Received: January 12, 2022
Peer-review started: January 12, 2022
First decision: March 16, 2022
Revised: April 20, 2022
Accepted: June 16, 2022
Article in press: June 16, 2022
Published online: July 18, 2022