Energy requirements and energy expenditure of elderly men.

Abstract

Basal metabolic rates (BMR) and energy cost of a few activities were measured in healthy men aged 63 to 77 years who were participants in a study of protein requirements (previously reported). The men were confined to a metabolic unit for 47 days and received a defined formula diet. Their body weights were 8 to 19 kg higher than that of younger men of the… (More)

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@article{Calloway1980EnergyRA, title={Energy requirements and energy expenditure of elderly men.}, author={Danuelle Calloway and E. Zanni}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1980}, volume={33 10}, pages={2088-92} }