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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Wackerhage H 
Title:
Sarcopenia: Causes and Treatments 
Abstract:
››Low birth rates and increased life expectancies have led to population aging e.g. in Japan and Europe. Aging is a time-dependent functional decline that affects most living organisms. ››The loss of muscle mass and function during normal aging is termed sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is due to many factors including a loss of motor neurons and muscle fibers, type II fiber atrophy anabolic resistance (i.e. less muscle protein synthesis after protein ingestion, resistance exercise and insulin) and imp...    »
 
Keywords:
Sarcopenia, Satellite Cells, Aging, Anabolic Resistance 
Dewey Decimal Classification:
570 Biowissenschaften, Biologie; 610 Medizin und Gesundheit; 790 Sport, Spiele, Unterhaltung 
Journal title:
DEUTSCHE ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR SPORTMEDIZIN 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
68 
Journal issue:
7-8/2017 
Pages contribution:
178-184 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
Fulltext / DOI:
Publisher:
Verein zur Förderung der Sportmedizin Hannover e.V. 
Print-ISSN:
0344-5925 
E-ISSN:
2510-5264 
Impact Factor:
Semester:
SS 17 
TUM Institution:
Sportbiologie