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Rectus femoris (RF) ultrasound for the assessment of muscle mass in older people
Background: Simple and reliable methods to evaluate muscle mass in older people are lacking. Aim: To evaluate ultrasound as a measure of RF muscle mass and quality in healthy subjects of different ages and gender, ...
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN BONE MINERAL and FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY IN BRAZILIAN SUBJECTS AGED 80 YEARS OR OLDER
(Human Kinetics Publ Inc, 2012-08-01)
Elderly online: Effects of a digital inclusion program in cognitive performance
(ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 2011)
There is little empirical data about the impact of digital inclusion on cognition among older adults. This paper aimed at investigating the effects of a digital inclusion program in the cognitive performance of older ...
Parkinson's disease and gait asymmetry
Walking is considered symmetric in neurologically healthy individuals. However, asymmetry begins to occur with aging, and could be indicative of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's disease (PD). The aim of this ...
Prevalence of zinc and copper deficiencies in older subjects living in Metropolitan Santiago Prevalencia de las deficiencias de zinc y cobre en adultos mayores de la Región Metropolitana de Santiago
Background: Older subjects have a high risk of developing zinc and copper deficiencies. Aim: To determine the prevalence of copper and zinc deficiencies in adults aged over 60 years, living in Metropolitan Santiago. Subjects ...
DTI voxelwise analysis did not differentiate older depressed patients from older subjects without depression
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTDOXFORD, 2012)
Introduction: Neuroimaging has been widely used in studies to investigate depression in the elderly because it is a noninvasive technique, and it allows the detection of structural and functional brain alterations. Fractional ...
Physical barriers and risks in basic activities of daily living performance evaluation in state housing for older people in Chile
(Emerald Group Publishing, 2013)
Purpose – This paper aims to describe an evaluation instrument designed to detect physical barriers and risks in basic activities of daily living (BADLs) performance by senior citizens and presents findings obtained in ...
Training status as a marker of the relationship between nitric oxide, oxidative stress, and blood pressure in older adult women
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of functional fitness and oxidative capacity on the nitric oxide concentration associated with hemodynamic control in older adult women. The sample consisted of 134 ...