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Emerging biomarkers for sarcopenia

Identifying novel biomarkers of pathological sarcopenia could facilitate diagnosis and treatment among the elderly. However “researchers need to ensure that emerging biomarkers undergo a thorough analytical validation by laboratory specialists before they are used in prospective clinical studies,” said Dr. 276 palabras más

NEWS

Strength training still advisable in older age

via ScienceDaily.com

Date: April 3, 2015

Source:  Medical University of Vienna

Summary:

Many over-65-year-olds are frail, or in a preliminary stage of frailty. A new study aims to raise fitness levels and quality of life for older people whose nutritional condition is inadequate. 114 palabras más

Healthy Habits

Night Owls at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Other Illnesses

by Laura Geggel, Staff Writer

Night owls may enjoy staying up late, but their belated bedtimes may be a detriment to their health in middle age, a new study finds. 502 palabras más

Mind & Body

Book review: Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics

Margot Gosney is Professor of Elderly Care Medicine at the University of Reading and Consultant Physician at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. Here she reviews the Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics. 508 palabras más

Reviews

Which is Better for Seniors: Weight Machines or Free Weights?

The debate about which is better, free weights or weight machines, for building muscle strength and tone has been raging for a long time. I specifically want to talk about which is better for the senior weight trainer and believe me, there are darn few online articles that talk about this aspect of weight training as it relates to we older folks. 1.355 palabras más

Anaerobic

The Protein Question - Another Study - For the Over 50 Guys and Gals.

Spotted this story on Yahoo:  “Older Adults: Double Your Protein Intake for Better Health

Whether you’re running an Ironman or walking laps at the mall, current guidelines on protein intake just aren’t enough to — …

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Winter 2015 52 Day Challenge

Age Is A Factor, Not An Excuse

Many things must be considered when working with a client and age – any age – is certainly an important aspect when developing a sound program for someone. 240 palabras más

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