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A “Recipe” for Culture Change? Findings From the THRIVE Survey of Culture Change Adopters

Amy Elliot, Lauren W. Cohen, David Reed, Kimberly Nolet and Sheryl Zimmerman.

in The Gerontologist

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3388 words.

Purpose of the Study: Descriptions of culture change adoption are often complex and varied, creating a challenge for those seeking guidance about...

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A 12-Week Iyengar Yoga Program Improved Balance and Mobility in Older Community-Dwelling People: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Anne Tiedemann, Sandra O’Rourke, Romina Sesto and Catherine Sherrington.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4944 words.

Background.

Exercise that challenges balance can improve mobility and prevent falls in older adults. Yoga as a physical activity option for older adults is...

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A 12-Year Follow-up Study of Ankle Muscle Function in Older Adults

Karen J. Winegard, Audrey L. Hicks, Digby G. Sale and Anthony A. Vandervoort.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

The purpose of this study was to examine changes in strength over time in a cohort of healthy elderly people who underwent assessments of ankle muscle function 12 years earlier. The...

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A 15-Year Longitudinal Follow-Up Study of Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability in Healthy Elderly Persons

Hirofumi Tasaki, Takumi Serita, Akiko Irita, Osamu Hano, Ivan Iliev, Chiaki Ueyama, Kouei Kitano, Shinji Seto, Motonobu Hayano and Katsusuke Yano.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 3221 words.

Background. Few researchers have conducted heart rate (HR) studies in healthy very elderly subjects aged 70 years or older, and there are no...

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A 15-Year Longitudinal Study of Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Performance

Merrill F. Elias, Michael A. Robbins and Penelope K. Elias.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

Using a two-stage growth curve analysis, change over time in performance on tests in the Halstead-Reitan Battery and Average Impairment Rating (AIR) was assessed for 53 individuals who...

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A 2-Year Randomized Controlled Trial of Human Caloric Restriction: Feasibility and Effects on Predictors of Health Span and Longevity

Eric Ravussin, Leanne M. Redman, James Rochon, Sai Krupa Das, Luigi Fontana, William E. Kraus, Sergei Romashkan, Donald A. Williamson, Simin N. Meydani, Dennis T. Villareal, Steven R. Smith, Richard I. Stein, Tammy M. Scott, Tiffany M. Stewart, Edward Saltzman, Samuel Klein, Manju Bhapkar, Corby K. Martin, Cheryl H. Gilhooly, John O. Holloszy, Evan C. Hadley and Susan B. Roberts.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5472 words.

Background.

Caloric restriction (CR), energy intake reduced below ad libitum (AL) intake, increases life span in many species. The implications for humans...

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A 5-Year Retrospective Examination of Cognitive Screening Test Stages in Normal Older Adults and Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Kenichi Meguro, Masumi Shimada, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Junichi Ishizaki, Atsushi Yamadori and Yasuyoshi Sekita.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 3968 words.

One conception of aging and cognitive deterioration is that cognitive decline becomes common with age, and dementia may be regarded as one extreme of the continuum. An alternative conception...

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Abdominal Adiposity Assessed by Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Provides a Sex-Independent Predictor of Insulin Sensitivity in Older Adults

Cathy C. Lee, Scott G. Glickman, Donald R. Dengel, Michael D. Brown and Mark A. Supiano.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 4825 words.

Background. An increase in total adiposity and in particular an abdominal distribution of adiposity may contribute to the decline in metabolic insulin...

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Abilities To Turn Suddenly While Walking: Effects of Age, Gender, and Available Response Time

Cheng Cao, James A. Ashton-Miller, Albert B. Schultz and Neil B. Alexander.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

March 1997; p ublished online March 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Background . Falls may occur when an unexpected turn must be made quickly, in order to avoid colliding with an object in the gait path. Little is...

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Ability Perceptions, Perceived Control, and Risk Avoidance Among Male and Female Older Drivers

Tim D. Windsor, Kaarin J. Anstey and Janine G. Walker.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

March 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 6381 words.

We used responses from telephone interviews conducted with a community sample of 304 older drivers to investigate associations between perceived control over driving, driving ability...

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