Frailty in the elderly is associated with insulin resistance of glucose metabolism in the postabsorptive state only in the presence of increased abdominal fat
- Experimental Gerontology
Age, AFM and MMI significantly correlated with IS, and non-obese frail persons are not more IR than their healthy counterparts. Expand
Influence of exercise intensity on abdominal fat and adiponectin in elderly adults.
- Metabolic syndrome and related disorders
A direct comparison of exercise intensity without weight loss promotes the efficacy of HI in the reduction in visceral fat, even without changes in adiponectin. Expand
Resistance exercise: good for more than just Grandma and Grandpa's muscles.
- Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme
Viewed collectively, the multiple benefits of resistance exercise represent an attractive option for the aging population to enhance and maintain their health from a number of perspectives that are not achievable through pharmacological intervention or with solely aerobic-based exercise. Expand
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Evidence is provided that regularly performed vigorous exercise can, in some individuals, prevent the deterioration of glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity with age. Expand
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- Journal of applied physiology
It is concluded that moderate caloric restriction combined with exercise does not normally increase the early mortality rate in male rats, Exercise does not interfere with the extension of maximal life span by food restriction, and the beneficial effects of food restriction and exercise on survival are not additive or synergistic. Expand
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Body composition of physically inactive and active 25-month-old female rats
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The results suggest the possibility that the changes in body composition that occur during middle age in sedentary female rats are largely due to physical inactivity, and that the lean tissue wasting that occurs as the result of the aging process is a late event that occurs closer to the end of life. Expand
Exercise increases average longevity of female rats despite increased food intake and no growth retardation.
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Results show that exercise improves average longevity of rats independent of decreased availability of energy for cell proliferation and growth, and provide evidence that an increase in food intake is not harmful when balanced by a increase in energy expenditure. Expand
Holloszy. Body composition of physically inactive and active 25month-old female rats
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Insulin Resistance in Aging Is Related to Abdominal Obesity
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Fatness, fitness, and fat distribution can account for the decline in glucose tolerance from the young adult to the middle-aged years, however, age remains a significant determinant of the further decline in sugars tolerance of healthy old subjects. Expand
Ageing, exercise and food restriction: effects on skeletal muscle glucose uptake
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The findings argue against the concept that ageing results in skeletal muscle insulin resistance in rats, and show no deterioration in glucose tolerance compared to the 9-10 month-old rats. Expand