The role of hormones, cytokines and heat shock proteins during age-related muscle loss.

@article{Lee2007TheRO,
  title={The role of hormones, cytokines and heat shock proteins during age-related muscle loss.},
  author={Claire E. Lee and Anne McArdle and Richard David Griffiths},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={524-34}
}
Ageing is associated with a progressive decline of muscle mass, strength, and quality, a condition known as sarcopenia. Due to the progressive ageing of western populations, age-related sarcopenia is a major public health problem. Several possible mechanisms for age-related muscle atrophy have been described; however the precise contribution of each is unknown. Age-related muscle loss is thought to be a multi-factoral process composed of events such as physical activity, nutritional intake… CONTINUE READING
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