Prof Roger Fielding - Sarcopenia with limited mobility

"Hippocrates" clinical science key note lecture: Sarcopenia versus osteopenia / osteoporosis. Presented by Steven Cummings at the Society on Sarcopenia, Cach...
Sarcopenia Day updated their cover photo.
July 2, 2012
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'Sarcopenic Man'

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We are in the process of drawing three images of 'Sarcopenic Man' as he ages at 24, 54 and 74 years of age and would like to know how you think his body and in particular his skeletal muscle will change as he gets older?

Can #hospitals keep elderly patients strong and protect them from further #muscle loss #frailty, #sarcopenia?…/hospitals-elderly-strong-fr…

I hope images like this turn the tide on the emaciated models the media and fashion industry seem so willing to promote as the standard in body composition...

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Sarcopenia @

Providing the strength to stand, walk and pick things up, our skeletal muscle provides us with the physical freedom we each enjoy. Yet it’s erosion (sarcopenia) and the speed at which it occurs has a direct impact on how fast we age as our body weakens towards a sedentary lifestyle, frailty and t...

It's the engine of the body...

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Working on my proposal for Sarcopenia Day to the IAGG.

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Sarcopenia Day updated their cover photo.
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Join us to beat Sarcopenia and Frailty by lifting weights and 'staying stronger for longer'...

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Walter M. Bortz: Wealth Before Health: Is American Health Care Threatening the Stability of the Nation? Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. Recognized as one of the cou...

Good for sarcopenia, bad for muscular / core strength?

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Excellent article on the importance of maintaining skeletal muscle and physical independence...

Few people think of a senior citizen making supper as an Olympic event. But due to the effects of aging, many seniors have to perform at elite-athlete levels, straining at 80 to 100 per cent of their ability just to do simple household tasks.

Active Aging Conference 2011. Dec 1-3, 2011. Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida.

ICAA provides world class information, education, resources and tools to help health and wellness professionals be more successful with their clients age 50 plus

Slowing Aging by Fighting Muscle Wasting Disease...

Digestive Disease