Our Mission

 

•To improve prognosis and health related quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease through exercise training and physical activity.

•To promote exercise physiology, assessment of physical performance and/or functional status as an integral part in the evaluation of physical performance in patients with chronic kidney disease.

•To be a common forum for all who are interested in exercise training, physical activity and exercise physiology in patients with chronic kidney disease.

•To outline and issue guidelines and recommendations for best clinical practice.

Who we are

The European Association of Rehabilitation in Chronic Kidney Disease is an independent, volunteer-led, not-for-profit organisation. Our members and decision-makers are busy clinicians, scientists, exercise physiologists, physiotherapists and allied professionals working in the field of exercise training in nephrology. We were established in 2001 and are endorsed by the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association.

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News

Please renew your EURORECKD membership for 2022 or register a new membership

The EURORECKD has appointed Nikos Kouidi and Pantazis Deligiannis as honorary members. Both have contributed with their expertise and knowledge in creating and maintaining our initial website, which now has been replaced with the current website. Thank you both!

History

The EURORECKD was founded in Thessaloniki 1999 and officially established as an association in 2001. We would like to thank professor Alexander Davison, president of the ERA-EDTA 1991-2002, for his support and invitation to become an endorsed  working group of the ERA-EDTA.

Founding Members

(from left to right)

Rolfdieter Krause, MD, Germany; Tom Mercer, PhD, UK,; Patrick Naish, MD, PhD,  UK; Naomi Clyne, MD, PhD, Sweden; Iris Fuhrmann, PhD, Germany, Asterios Deligiannis, MD, PhD; Greece; Anton Daul, MD, PhD, Germany, Evangelia Kouidi, MD, PhD; Greece.

Obituary- Dr. Rolfdieter Krause

Administrative Council

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CHAIRMAN

Naomi Clyne

Sweden

Photo: Jan Nordén
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VICE-CHAIRMAN

Evangelia Kouidi.

Greece

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VICE-CHAIRMAN

Adamasco Cupisti.

Italy

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SECRETARY GENERAL

Amaryllis Van Craenenbroeck.

Belgium

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MEMBER

Pelagia Koufaki.

United Kingdom

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TREASURER

Asterios Deligiannis.

Greece

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MEMBER

Kirsten Anding-Rost

Germany

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MEMBER

Eva Segura Ortí

Spain

SURROGATE MEMBER

Matthias Hellberg

Sweden

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Clemens Grupp

Germany

 

SURROGATE MEMBER

Mai Ots-Rosenberg.

Estonia

HONORARY MEMBER

Nikos Kouidi

Greece

HONORARY MEMBER

Pantazis Deligiannis

Greece

NUCLEUS MEMBERS

Evangelia Kouidi, MD,PhD,    

Professor of Sports Medicine
Laboratory of Sports Medicine
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
University Campus
54006 Thessaloniki
Greece

Tom Mercer, PhD

Professor of Clinical Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Social Science
Queen Margaret University College
Leith campus
Duke St
Edinburgh EH6 8HF, UK

Rolfidieter  Krause, MD

ReNi – German Society Rehabilitation Sports in CKD c/o KfH-Nephrological Center Moabit
Massolleweg 9 C
D- 14089 Berlin / Germany

Lukas Svodoba, MD (MUDr)

Hospital Na Homolka
Roentgen Str. 2
CZ-150 30 Praha 5

Naomi Clyne, MD,PhD,

Ass. Prof. of Nephrology, Department of Nephrology in Lund, Clinical Sciences, Lund, Skåne University Hospital and Lund University,

 Alwallhuset, Barngatan 2A,
221 85 Lund
Sweden

Asterios Deligiannis, MD,PhD,

Prof. of Sports Medicine
Laboratory of Sports Medicine, Department of Physical Education and Sports Science
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
University Campus
54006 Thessaloniki
Greece

Anton E. Daul, MD,PhD,

Department of Nephrology
Elisabeth Hospital,
Moltkestrasse 61
45138 Essen
Germany

Iris Fuhrmann, PhD,

ReNi – Greman Society Rehabilitation Sports in CKD c/o KfH-Nephrological Center Moabit
Laehrstr. 19
14165 Berlin
Germany

Dimitrios Grekas, MD

Prof. of Nephrology
First Department of Internal Medicine
Ahepa General Hospital
St. Kyriakidi 1
54006 Thessaloniki
Greece