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Correlates of Level and Loss of Grip Strength in Later Life: Findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing and the Hertfordshire Cohort Study

accountable for the work. Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of interest H. E. Syddall, L. D. Westbury, S. C. Shaw, E. M. Dennison, C. Cooper, and C. R. Gale declare that they have no conflict of

Epidemiology of Sarcopenia: Determinants Throughout the Lifecourse

Sarcopenia is an age-related syndrome characterised by progressive and generalised loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength; it is a major contributor to the risk of physical frailty, functional impairment in older people, poor health-related quality of life and premature death. Many different definitions have been used to describe sarcopenia and have resulted in varying...

Relationships Between Markers of Inflammation and Muscle Mass, Strength and Function: Findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study

manuscript and approved the final version. Compliance with Ethical Standards Conflict of interest L. D. Westbury, N. R. Fuggle, H. E. Syddall, N. A. Duggal, S. C. Shaw, K. Maslin, E. M. Dennison, J. M. Lord

Nutrition and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia: systematic review

Summary This systematic review summarizes the effect of combined exercise and nutrition intervention on muscle mass and muscle function. A total of 37 RCTs were identified. Results indicate that physical exercise has a positive impact on muscle mass and muscle function in subjects aged 65 years and older. However, any interactive effect of dietary supplementation appears to be...