Sarcopenia: what is it (and is not) and how to deal with it
- ActiveRx provides services to address sarcopenia. // Journal on Active Aging;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p18
The article reports on a partnership formed between ActiveRx, which operates a national network of Active Aging Centers, and U.S. physicians to address sarcopenia.
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Definitions of the term "cause," which refers to something that brings about a particular condition, result, or effect, are presented.
- root cause. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2050
A definition of the term "root cause" which refers to the source of a problem, specifically the underlying reason that it occurred, is presented.
- efficacy:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p81
The article presents a definition of the term "efficacy," which refers to the power or ability to produce intended effects or results.
- Beneficios del entrenamiento de fuerza para la prevenciÃ³n y tratamiento de la sarcopenia. Padilla Colón, Carlos J.; Sánchez Collado, Pilar; Cuevas, María José // Nutricion Hospitalaria;may2014, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p979
Sarcopenia is a syndrome characterized by a gradual loss and generalized skeletal muscle mass and strength at risk for adverse outcomes such as physical disability, poor quality of life and mortality. It has several contributing factors: the aging process throughout life, influences on...
- The point of refinement. Mellor, D.H. // Analysis;Jul2000, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p243
Argues on the definition of the chances. Consideration of causes and effects of facts; Claims regarding the ontological point of the definition; Relationship between cause and effect; Arguments on possible-world semantics for might-counterfactuals.
- Usefulness of Preclinical Models for Assessing the Efficacy of Late-Life Interventions for Sarcopenia. Carter, Christy S.; Marzetti, Emanuele; Leeuwenburgh, Christiaan; Manini, Todd; Foster, Thomas C.; Groban, Leanne; Scarpace, Philip J.; Morgan, Drake // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jan2012, Vol. 67A Issue 1, p17
Caloric restriction and physical exercise have proven beneficial against age-associated changes in body composition and declining physical performance; however, little is known regarding what benefit these interventions might have when initiated late in life. The study of mimetics of diet and...
- Exercise and nutritional interventions for improving aging muscle health. Forbes, Scott; Little, Jonathan; Candow, Darren // Endocrine (1355008X);Aug2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p29
Skeletal muscle mass declines with age (i.e., sarcopenia) resulting in muscle weakness and functional limitations. Sarcopenia has been associated with physiological changes in muscle morphology, protein and hormonal kinetics, insulin resistance, inflammation, and oxidative stress. The purpose of...
- Therapies for sarcopenia and regeneration of old skeletal muscles. Grounds, Miranda D. // BioArchitecture;May/Jun2014, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p81
Age related loss of skeletal muscle mass and function (sarcopenia) reduces independence and the quality of life for individuals, and leads to falls and fractures with escalating health costs for the rapidly aging human population. Thus there is much interest in developing interventions to reduce...