Title

Aortic calcification is associated with five-year decline in handgrip strength in older women

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Calcified tissue international

ISSN

1432-0827

Volume

103

Issue

6

First Page

589

Last Page

598

PubMed ID

30039226

Publisher

Springer Verlag

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences

RAS ID

27234

Comments

Originally published as: Rodríguez, A. J., Lewis, J. R., Scott, D. S., Kiel, D. P., Schousboe, J. T., Ebeling, P. R., & Prince, R. L. (2018). Aortic Calcification is Associated with Five-Year Decline in Handgrip Strength in Older Women. Calcified tissue international, 103(6), 589-598. Original article available here

Abstract

The objective of the study was to determine the association between AAC and neuromuscular function over 5 years. Participants in this study were ambulant women over 70 years old residing in Perth, Western Australia who participated in the Calcium Intake Fracture Outcomes Study, a randomised controlled trial of calcium supplementation. 1046 women (mean age = 74.9 ± 2.6 years; BMI = 27.1 ± 4.4 kg/m

DOI

10.1007/s00223-018-0458-5

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