||Introduction: A football match cauld cause transient Introduction
ddverse dfects in the players' kidney function. The purpose
of thi' ~tudy is to determine the development of glomerular Physical ilctivity is associilted with disruptions of the body's
filtration rate rnong football players during a match and a horneostaqis These disruptions can cause the developrnent [lf
compelition in Benin. ildaptive responsc:s which, in the long term, are translatcd IIIt )
the physicill condition. However, the maintenance (and mu~;t
Methods: It was a cross-sectional and descriptive study often the improvement) of the individual's heJlth condiliun
conducted from No'vember 2015 to May 2016. Participants
requires that constraints due ta the physical activity <lre
included black footballer, aged above 1-7' years, who has
perfectly tolerated by the body fIl been residing in Benin for at least one year, attending
regul<lr training sessions and having given his informed
The benefits of regular physical activity are reflected thmugf,
'onsent to participate, in the study. During a serics of 4
an improvement of the well-being, a reduction in the incidenu:
ln tches, slood sampling was regularly cëirried out before,
justat the énd and 24 hours after each match, Glomerular'
of cJrdio-Vilscular diseJses and il longer lifespiln [2J.
filtration rate (GFR) was estimated by CKD-EPI formula from
I<idneys élilow mëlintainirlg their own normill value of the
individual's vital signs. They are involved in the elimination L)f
many substilnces, the control of acids-bases balance and bloot!
Results: A total of 14 play€rs wère included in eadi match.
The participating players livere averagely aged 23 ± 2.21
pressure regulation [3,41.
yearo and had 2years of experience in firstdivision football.
I<idneys play multiple and complex roles, however thè'
The estlmate of the players' medium GFR during the lst
Glomerulilr FiltrJtion Rate (GFR) is the best evidence of ail th(~sc
match was 129.35 ± 17.39 ml/min/1.73m2 before the
beginning, 90,31± 17.39 ml/min/l,73rn2 at the end and functions ;51 GFR is the qUilntirative variable which best dnlifll', 23.96 ± 18.72 rnl/min/1.73m2 2/1 houl-q later. During a 4kidney
function, and it is a vital parameter in the assesSl!1cIll of
match competition, the GFR declines at the end of each renal function [6J. In cllnical practice, the glomerular filtratiUl
In;;ltch and rise up again in the next 24 hour . rate is cstimated from blood biomarkers of which the most uscd
is the determinJtion of serum creJtinine [n
ConClusion: The glomer,ular filtration rate declines
drastically and transiently during a match of football Physical activity leads to significant changes in the ren,JI
competition in a hot and humid dimate. There is need for hemodynamics and in the urinary excretion of electrolytes iilld
players to rehydrate before, during and after each match. proteins [8,9]
During physical effort, the increase in blood flow to Lhl'
lTluscles leads ta il decline of the splanchnic drld rcnal pel fu,iol1
This decline is dlrcctly prof.JUr!;orlal to the degree iJrld dUI Jrion