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Birth weight, childhood size, and muscle strength in adult life: evidence from a birth cohort study.

Abstract:

Environmental influences during gestation may have long-term effects on adult muscle strength. It is not known how early in adult life such effects are manifest and whether they are modified by childhood body size. The authors examined the relation between birth weight and hand grip strength in a prospective national birth cohort of 1,371 men and 1,404 women from the Medical Research Council National Survey of Health and Development who were aged 53 years in 1999. A positive relation between ...

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10.1093/aje/kwf099

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Aihie Sayer, A More by this author
Wadsworth, M More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
156
Issue:
7
Pages:
627-633
Publication date:
2002-10-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:4920945a-ae95-4ccc-afe6-ba46f660aaa1
Source identifiers:
126501
Local pid:
pubs:126501

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