Title: Erythrocyte 2,3-diphosphoglycerate and serum enzyme concentrations in trained and sedentary men
Authors: Lijnen, Paul ×
Hespel, Peter
Van Oppens, S
Fiocchi, R
Goossens, Willy
Vanden Eynde, E
Amery, A #
Issue Date: Jun-1986
Series Title: Medicine and science in sports and exercise vol:18 issue:2 pages:174-9
Abstract: The acute effect of exercise on the intraerythrocyte 2,3-diphosphoglycerate concentration and on various serum enzymes and some related variables was investigated in 14 male athletes before and after a 50-min cross-country run and compared at rest to 15 sedentary subjects. Compared to the sedentary subjects, the athletes had higher resting levels of serum creatine phosphokinase, plasma myoglobin, and renin substrate but had a lower plasma renin activity. The red blood cell 2,3-diphosphoglycerate concentration increased after exercise in the runners and was not different at rest between the athletes and the sedentary subjects. Our data therefore suggest that the resting plasma renin activity is reduced in athletes when compared to sedentary subjects. Training seems however not to alter the resting level of 2,3-diphosphoglycerate in the red blood cells.
ISSN: 0195-9131
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Exercise Physiology Research Group
Laboratory of Clinical Bacteriology and Mycology
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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