Does sarcopenia originate in early life? Findings from the Hertfordshire cohort study.

@article{Sayer2004DoesSO,
  title={Does sarcopenia originate in early life? Findings from the Hertfordshire cohort study.},
  author={Avan Aihie Sayer and Holly Emma Syddall and Helen J Gilbody and Elaine M. Dennison and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={M930-4}
}
BACKGROUND Sarcopenia is defined as the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength with aging. Recent epidemiological studies have shown that men and women who grew less well in early life have lower muscle strength. Our objective was to investigate the relationship between birth weight, infant growth, and the development of sarcopenia. METHODS We studied 730 men and 673 women, of known birth weight and weight at 1 year, who were born in Hertfordshire, U.K., between 1931 and 1939. Participants… CONTINUE READING

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