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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 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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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 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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About Face

Rick J. Scheidt.

Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Jim Vanden Bosch and Helen Q. Kivnick.

in The Gerontologist

April 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 1138 words.

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Absence of Relationship Between MTTP Haplotypes and Longevity

Matt J. Neville, Robert Clarke, John Grimley Evans, David C. Rubinsztein and Fredrik Karpe.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Geriatric Medicine. 2601 words.

Background. Polymorphisms for the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTTP) gene have been associated with longevity and with lower risk for...

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