Blog

Page 3 of 912345...Last »
Jan
12
2016

Experts Look at Obesity’s Impact on Skeletal Muscle 

Obesity - White Word on Red Puzzles. A study published in Biogerontology takes a look at how obesity affects skeletal muscle. The authors "examine the known link between adiposity and skeletal muscle force and power generation through adolescence, to young adults and... Read more »

Dec
4
2015

Study Finds Age-Related Muscle Loss Linked to Falls

A study conducted by experts at the University of Southampton found that older adults with sarcopenia may be at greater risk for bone fractures and falls. It was published in Calcified Tissue International. The researchers assessed... Read more »

Nov
12
2015

2016 International Conference on Sarcopenia and Frailty Research Set for April 28-29

... Read more »

Nov
5
2015

Study Examines Prevalence of Sarcopenia among German Women Ages 70+

A study published in Clinical Interventions in Aging explores the prevalence of sarcopenia among "community-dwelling" German women ages 70 and older living in Northern Bavaria. The study finds that while the prevalence of sarcopenia is relatively low, those with osteoarthritis in the hip and lower limbs were at increased risk for the... Read more »

Oct
15
2015

Trial Examines Whether Muscle Mass Could Be Improved in Older Adults with Supplements, Exercise

Nutritional supplements in capsules and tablets.Rick Sharp, Ph.D., an expert at Iowa State University, is conducting a trial to investigate the effectiveness of combining supplements  and resistance training in older adults with low levels of vitamin... Read more »

Page 3 of 912345...Last »