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

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. 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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