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The developmental origins of sarcopenia: using peripheral quantitative computed tomography to assess muscle size in older people.

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BACKGROUND: A number of studies have shown strong graded positive relationships between size at birth, grip strength, and estimates of muscle mass in older people. However no studies to date have included direct measures of muscle size. METHODS: We studied 313 men and 318 women born in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom between 1931 and 1939 who were still resident there and had historical records of growth in early life. Information on lifestyle was collected, and participants underwent periphera...

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10.1093/gerona/63.8.835

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Journal:
journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences
Volume:
63
Issue:
8
Pages:
835-840
Publication date:
2008-08-01
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EISSN:
1758-535X
ISSN:
1079-5006
Source identifiers:
126069
Language:
English
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pubs:126069
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uuid:8c8c7345-dc78-47dc-ad06-1c6620a72675
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pubs:126069
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2013-11-17

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