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Exercise brings about transitory changes in the normal kidney, resulting in the excretion of albumin, casts, and red and white blood cells. All of these are in excess of normal and, as a rule, the more strenuous the exercise, the more albumin, casts, and blood cells will be found. For instance, after less vigorous sports, such as badminton and tennis, fewer formed elements and less albumin are found than after long distance cross-country running and hockey. Even after short periods of time in the lordotic posture, the excretion of blood cells is noted. In all of these tests white blood
The Significance of Urinary Casts in Normal Persons.. Ann Intern Med. ;6:960–961. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-7-960
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(7):960-961.
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