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Impact of nutrition on muscle mass, strength, and performance in older adults.

Abstract:

Muscle strength plays an important role in determining risk for falls, which result in fractures and other injuries. While bone loss has long been recognized as an inevitable consequence of aging, sarcopenia-the gradual loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength that occurs with advancing age-has recently received increased attention. A review of the literature was undertaken to identify nutritional factors that contribute to loss of muscle mass. The role of protein, acid-base balance, vitamin...

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10.1007/s00198-012-2236-y

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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
24
Issue:
5
Pages:
1555-1566
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:0d00363a-b672-42aa-a87e-1c8093e13895
Source identifiers:
405790
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pubs:405790

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