Physical Exercise and Transplantation

  • Valentina Delmonte
  • Vincenzo Lauriola
  • Rodolfo Alejandro
  • Camillo Ricordi


The Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation (a division of the World Health Organization, WHO) in 2009 reported that an estimated 104,650 transplants were performed in 89 countries (72,100 kidney, 21,175 liver, 5405 heart, 3650 lung, 2320 pancreas). This number represents an increase of 4% since 2008 but less than 10% of the global need.


Physical Activity Metabolic Syndrome Transplant Recipient Resistance Training Renal Transplant Recipient 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Delmonte
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Lauriola
    • 1
  • Rodolfo Alejandro
    • 1
  • Camillo Ricordi
    • 1
  1. 1.Diabetes Research InstituteUniversity of Miami, Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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