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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 2-Year Follow-Up After a 2-Year RCT with Vitamin D and Exercise: Effects on Falls, Injurious Falls and Physical Functioning Among Older Women

Kirsti Uusi-Rasi, Radhika Patil, Saija Karinkanta, Pekka Kannus, Kari Tokola, Christel Lamberg-Allardt and Harri Sievänen.

in Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences

September 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4912 words.

Abstract

Background

Both exercise and vitamin D are recommended means to prevent falls among older adults, but...

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Ability Versus Hazard: Risk-Taking and Falls in Older People

Annie A. Butler, Stephen R. Lord, Janet L. Taylor and Richard C. Fitzpatrick.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

May 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4917 words.

Background.

Among older people, undue risk taking could lead to falls, irrespective of physical ability. We investigated the interaction between risk-taking...

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Absolute Strength and Loss of Strength as Predictors of Mobility Decline in Older Adults: The InCHIANTI Study

Gregory E. Hicks, Michelle Shardell, Dawn E. Alley, Ram R. Miller, Stefania Bandinelli, Jack Guralnik, Fulvio Lauretani, Eleanor M. Simonsick and Luigi Ferrucci.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

January 2012; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4567 words.

Background.

Theoretical definitions of sarcopenia traditionally emphasize age-related loss of muscle strength; however, most analyses of the association...

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Acacetin 7-O-α-l-rhamnopyranosyl (1–2) β-D-xylopyranoside Elicits Life-span Extension and Stress Resistance in <i>Caenorhabditis elegans</i>

Jyotsna Asthana, Deepti Yadav, Aakanksha Pant, A. K. Yadav, M. M. Gupta and Rakesh Pandey.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

September 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 7328 words.

The advancements in the field of gerontology have unraveled the signaling pathways that regulate life span, suggesting that it might be feasible to modulate aging. To this end, we isolated...

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Accelerated Dysfunction Among the Very Oldest-Old in Nursing Homes

Brant E. Fries, John N. Morris, Kimberly A. Skarupski, Caroline S. Blaum, Andrzej Galecki, Fred Bookstein and Miel Ribbe.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4085 words.

Background. The population aged 65 and older is often analyzed in three categories: young-old (65–74), middle-old (75–84), and oldest-old (≥85)....

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Accelerated Features of Age-Related Bone Loss in Zmpste24 Metalloproteinase-Deficient Mice

Daniel Rivas, Wei Li, Rahima Akter, Janet E. Henderson and Gustavo Duque.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

October 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5705 words.

Age-related bone loss is associated with changes in bone cellularity, which include marrow fat infiltration and decreasing levels of osteoblastogenesis. The mechanisms that explain these...

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Acceleration Patterns of the Head and Pelvis During Gait in Older People With Parkinson's Disease: A Comparison of Fallers and Nonfallers

Mark D. Latt, Hylton B. Menz, Victor S. Fung and Stephen R. Lord.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

June 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 3259 words.

Background

Falls are common in older people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and are likely to be related to gait disturbances associated with the condition....

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Accessing Data Resources in the Mouse Phenome Database for Genetic Analysis of Murine Life Span and Health Span

Molly A. Bogue, Luanne L. Peters, Beverly Paigen, Ron Korstanje, Rong Yuan, Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell, Stephen C. Grubb, Gary A. Churchill and Elissa J. Chesler.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

February 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 5222 words.

Understanding the source of genetic variation in aging and using this variation to define the molecular mechanisms of healthy aging require deep and broad quantification of a host of...

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Accumulation of Cells With Short Telomeres Is Associated With Impaired Zinc Homeostasis and Inflammation in Old Hypertensive Participants

Catia Cipriano, Silvia Tesei, Marco Malavolta, Robertina Giacconi, Elisa Muti, Laura Costarelli, Francesco Piacenza, Sara Pierpaoli, Roberta Galeazzi, Maria Blasco, Elsa Vera, Andres Canela, Fabrizia Lattanzio and Eugenio Mocchegiani.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Public Health; Biological Sciences; Molecular and Cell Biology; Neuroscience. 4889 words.

Critical shortening of telomeres, likely associated with a considerable increase of senescent cells, can be observed in PBMC of individuals aged 80 and older. We investigated the...

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