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Developmental influences, muscle morphology, and sarcopenia in community-dwelling older men.

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BACKGROUND: Sarcopenia is associated with disability, morbidity, and mortality. Lower birth weight is associated with reduced muscle mass and strength in older people, suggesting that developmental influences are important in sarcopenia. However, underlying mechanisms are unknown. Our objective was to determine whether low birth weight is associated with altered skeletal muscle morphology in older men. METHODS: Ninety-nine men with historical records of birth weight (≤3.18 kg and ≥3.63 kg), a...

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10.1093/gerona/glr020

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journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences More from this journal
Volume:
67
Issue:
1
Pages:
82-87
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1758-535X
ISSN:
1079-5006
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English
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125864
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2013-11-16

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