Meta-Analysis of Acute Sarcopenia among Hospitalized Elderly Patients
Arthur George Gonzales, MD and Miguel Ramos, MD
Article Type: Meta Analysis | First Published: October 22, 2021
The electronic bibliographic databases used are MEDLINE via PUBMED and The Cochrane Library (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Cochrane Methodology Register). The search strategy included a combination of appropriate MeSH and other free-text terms including the following key words: “sarcopenia”, “acute care”, “hospitalisation”, and “elderly”. There was no language restriction for the searches. Abstracts and subseque...
The Interaction between Vitamin D, Parathyroid Hormone, and Physical Exercise Result in Better Physical Performance in Older Women
Neide AP Nascimento, Patricia FP Moreira, Vanessa A Carvalho, Gustavo Duque, Levy Aragão, Rosangela Villa Marin-Mio, Marise Lazaretti-Castro, Luciana Oliveira e Silva and Maysa S Cendoroglo
Article Type: Intervention Study Design | First Published: October 03, 2021
Recently, a new role of vitamin D and PTH interaction in muscle performance has been demonstrated, however, whether this interaction also plays a role in physical performance after exercise remains unknown. The study evaluated the serum levels of vitamin D and PTH, as well as the physical performance of 345 older women aged ≥ 60 years of age, practicing aquatic training (AT) and multifunctional fitness (MF), before and after one year of vitamin D supplementation (21,000 IU/week). Physical perf...