Classification of pro-inflammatory status for interleukin-6 affects relative muscle strength in obese elderly women.


BACKGROUND Obesity, defined by an excess amount of body fat or a percent body fat higher than 30 % for women is a complex chronic disorder with multifactorial etiology and is accompanied by chronic low-grade inflammation, which results in elevated pro-inflammatory cytokines. AIMS The aim of this study was to compare muscle strength between high and low… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s40520-015-0349-9