Identifying recreational physical activities associated with muscle quality in men and women aged 50 years and over

@inproceedings{BarbatArtigas2014IdentifyingRP,
  title={Identifying recreational physical activities associated with muscle quality in men and women aged 50 years and over},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Barbat-Artigas and Sophie Dupontgand and Charlotte H. Pion and Yannick Feiter-Murphy and Myl{\`e}ne Aubertin-Leheudre},
  booktitle={Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies conducted in a laboratory-related environment have shown that exercise is associated with increased muscle quality in older adults. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether recreational exercise may also be associated with muscle quality in men and women aged 50 years and over. METHODS Data are from 312 individuals (215 women) aged 50 years and older. Body composition (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry) and knee extension strength (KES) of the right… CONTINUE READING
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