Navigation Links
Older Adults Have to Exercise More to Maintain Muscle Size, Study Finds
Date:7/11/2011

MONDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults have to exercise more than younger adults in order to maintain muscle size, according to a new study.

Researchers examined how much exercise was needed to maintain or increase muscle mass, size and strength in adults ages 20 to 35 and ages 60 to 75.

In the 16-week first phase of the study, all the participants did three sets of resistance training exercises (leg press, knee extensions and squats) three times a week. In the 32-week second phase, participants were dividing into three groups: some were assigned to stop resistance training altogether, some were told to reduce training to one day a week, and others were asked to cut down training to one day and one set of resistance exercises (as opposed to three sets) a week.

In the younger adults, muscle size was maintained in both groups that reduced their training. This was not the case in the older adults, whose muscle size shrank even if they did one to three sets of the exercises one day a week.

However, one day of resistance training a week was enough for both younger and older adults to maintain their strength -- at least for an extended period of time.

"We are not advocating that people only train one day a week indefinitely, but we do believe such a program can be effective during temporary periods when it is difficult to maintain a consistent, intensive exercise regimen several days per week," study leader Marcas Bamman, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said in a news release from the American College of Sports Medicine.

The study appears this month in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

"Our data are the first to suggest that older adults require greater weekly maintenance dosing than younger individuals to maintain resistance-training-induced increases in muscle mass," Bamman added.

Bamman said all adults "should include progressive resista
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Watch your step: Elevator-related injuries and older adults
2. California IVF Discount/Rebate Program Eases Risk for Older Mothers
3. Diabetes drug ups risk for bone fractures in older women
4. Autism Science Foundation Offers IMFAR Grants to Autism Stakeholders
5. Americans Recognize Risk of Fire to Older Adults
6. Key Pillars of Patient Centered Medical Home Will Be Focus of March 30 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Stakeholders Meeting
7. Kidneys From Older Donors Suitable for Seniors
8. Screens, Vaccine for HPV Less Beneficial in Older Women
9. Tyco International to Host 2010 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
10. Midlife crisis: Unmarried older women twice as likely to lack health insurance, study shows
11. New clues found linking larger animals to colder climates
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Older Adults Have to Exercise More to Maintain Muscle Size, Study Finds
(Date:8/21/2014)... York (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 According ... Research "Medical Fiber Optics Market-Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, ... medical fiber optics market was valued at USD 863.1 ... a CAGR of 7.6% from 2013 to 2019, to ... 2019. , The medical fiber optics market is witnessing ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... The worlds of personal care and yoga ... to grab free products. BaliniSports will be ... Maine with all qualifying purchases for a limited time. ... yoga apparel is simply perfect,” said Ada Hung, founder ... two brands is intended to give people in the ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 David Mullings’ new book, Things ... powerful collection of quotes from famous entrepreneurs to the ... budding entrepreneurs on their challenging paths towards success. Earth ... inclusion of President and Founder Audrey Darrow alongside the ... self-made celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs, and ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... variant of fatty acid-binding protein 4 (FABP4), which ... of heart attack and stroke. The finding revealed ... preventive drug for atherosclerosis. , Led by ... the Department of Neurology at the Hospital District ... atherosclerosis. It is a joint effort involving the ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... researchers at the University of Montreal, the regions of ... as we train our bodies, movements and, critically, they ... researchers knew that sleep helped us the learn sequences ... "The subcortical regions are important in information consolidation, especially ... level is measured after a period of sleep, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Medical Fiber Optics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trend and Forecast 2013 - 2019 2Health News:Global Medical Fiber Optics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trend and Forecast 2013 - 2019 3Health News:Global Medical Fiber Optics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trend and Forecast 2013 - 2019 4Health News:Tom's of Maine Partner up with BaliniSports Yoga Apparel 2Health News:Earth Source Organics President Audrey Darrow Featured in New David Mullings Book 2Health News:A novel pathway for prevention of heart attack and stroke 2Health News:Learning to play the piano? Sleep on it! 2
... say that plastic surgery was performed mainly on Hispanics, Blacks ... this surgery than any other community. It was mainly ... aging. ,Statistics show that more and more people ... million procedures performed. This was a whooping 65 % increase ...
... Tsang said that the public should be responsible and support all ... scare at bay. // ,He asked the public not ... provide timely warnings and emergency tackling plans. ,He said ... said that they should be well prepared to tackle a pandemic. ...
... Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia a two-year-old boy dies at the hospital after ... mouth disease (HFMD). // , This happened in Sarawak ... including the death of the boy. , The child ... hospital. ,Deputy State Chief Minister George Chan said ...
... a 500-capacity British cruise vessel, Funchal that has been around ... the West Australian coast, and will host the medical team, ... been infected by a contagious flu. ,The department's director ... Department of Health is sending a team of specialists to ...
... a Low GI diet, do a rethink. Glycaemic index as a ... ,It is an indicator of sugar in foods. High-GI foods, ... in blood sugar, and some studies have suggested that diets heavy ... disease. ,Still, a direct relation and associations between high-GI foods ...
... of Madhya Pradesh, which has been facing the death of ... has alerted the authorities, who in turn has started investigating ... ,Suraj Damor, the district magistrate of Burhanpur, said 80 ... ,Other reports, however, said some 400 chickens had died ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bird Flu Fear Grips Madhya Pradesh 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... NEW YORK , Aug. 20, ... a new market research report is ... The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p01618925/The-Market-for-Hospital-Acquired-Infection-Control-Sterilization-Disinfection-Testing-and-Treatment.html ... and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), demand has ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... in its catalogue: Personal Accident ... and Opportunities to 2018 ... report provides in depth market analysis, information ... and health insurance segment, including: - The ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 Torrance ... be using advanced, ventilator technology from Covidien to ... care for patients. The acute ... naturally, compared to conventional mechanical ventilation, and help ... as possible. Patients on mechanical ventilation are often ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment) 2The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment) 3The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment) 4The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment) 5The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment) 6Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 2Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 3Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 4Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 5Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 6Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 7Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 8Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 9Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 10Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 11Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 12Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 13Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 14Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 15Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 16Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 17Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 18Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 19Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 20Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 21Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 22Personal Accident and Health Insurance in France, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018 23Torrance Memorial Medical Center Acquires Advanced Ventilator Technology to Enhance Patient Care 2
... Corporation (NASDAQ: DYNT ) today announced results for ... 2011. Sales for the quarter ended December 31, ... the quarter ended December 31, 2010. Sales for the six ... $16,272,232, compared to $16,118,635 for the six months ended December ...
... Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) announced that ... tablets, the store brand equivalent to Schering-Plough,s Claritin-D® 12 ... is indicated for the treatment of nasal allergy symptoms. ... to data provided by Wolters, Kluwer. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Dynatronics Announces Second Quarter Results 2Dynatronics Announces Second Quarter Results 3Dynatronics Announces Second Quarter Results 4Perrigo Announces the Launch of Loratadine-D 12 Store Brand Labels -- the First Store Brand Launch That Compares to Claritin-D® 12 2
...
Tryptone is the pancreatic digest of casein used as a nitrogen source for bacteria. Ideal for general bacteriological use with a variety of microorganisms. Tryptone is guaranteed BSE-Free....
... 10k units Pen.,10k ug Strept. ... Cell Culture Reagent and Buffer ... with cGMP regulations and are ... compatibility. , Typical Properties, Sterility ...
... (Penicillin G) inhibits bacterial ... synthesis. Streptomycin belongs to ... inhibits bacterial growth by ... is used for prevention ...
Medicine Products: