The interrelationship among muscle mass, strength, and the ability to perform physical tasks of daily living in younger and older women.

@article{Landers2001TheIA,
  title={The interrelationship among muscle mass, strength, and the ability to perform physical tasks of daily living in younger and older women.},
  author={Kathy A Landers and Gary Hunter and Carla J Wetzstein and Marcas M Bamman and Roland L Weinsier},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={B443-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to objectively compare the difficulty and determine the contribution of strength and muscle mass to the performance of physical tasks of daily living in a group of younger and older women. A cross-sectional design was used. Volunteer participants were from the community of Birmingham, AL; there were 21 older (aged 60-75 years) and 20 younger (23-34 years) healthy women in the study. Subjects were matched for height and weight. Their testing included total and… CONTINUE READING