From the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging:
July 15th , 2006:
This notice provides announcements and links to new nutrition, physical activity, and aging information.
American Journal of Public Health special edition: Healthy Aging. Select articles in the Research section below.
NIH: Updated information on heart attacks
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: New Program Brief on Obesity and Overweight
American Medical Association Patient Page: Fitness for Older Adults
Bartali B, Frongillo EA, Bandinelli S, Lauretani F, Semba RD, Fried LP, Ferrucci L. Low nutrient intake is an essential component of frailty in older persons. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006;61:589-93.
Boehmer TK, Lovegreen SL, Haire-Joshu D, Brownson RC. What Constitutes an Obesogenic Environment in Rural Communities? Am J Health Promot. 2006;20(6):411-21. (Not available on-line).
Estruch R, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Corella D, Salas-Salvado J, Ruiz-Gutierrez V, Covas MI, Fiol M, Gomez-Gracia E, Lopez-Sabater MC, Vinyoles E, Aros F, Conde M, Lahoz C, Lapetra J, Saez G, Ros E; PREDIMED Study Investigators. Effects of a Mediterranean-style diet on cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2006;145(1):1-11.
Halvorsen BL, Carlsen MH, Phillips KM, Bohn SK, Holte K, Jacobs DR Jr, Blomhoff R. Content of redox-active compounds (ie, antioxidants) in foods consumed in the United States. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;84(1):95-135.
Hays NP, Bathalon GP, Roubenoff R, McCrory MA, Roberts SB. Eating behavior and weight change in healthy postmenopausal women: results of a 4-year longitudinal study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006;61(6):608-15.
Hemmelgarn BR, Zhang J, Manns BJ, Tonelli M, Larsen E, Ghali WA, Southern DA, McLaughlin K, Mortis G, Culleton BF. Progression of kidney dysfunction in the community-dwelling elderly. Kidney Int. 2006;69(12):2155-61.
Ichimura S, Murase N, Osada T, Kime R, Homma T, Ueda C, Nagasawa T, Motobe M, Hamaoka T, Katsumura T. Age and activity status affect muscle reoxygenation time after maximal cycling exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006;38:1277-1281.
Mahabir S, Baer DJ, Giffen C, Clevidence BA, Campbell WS, Taylor PR, Hartman TJ. Comparison of energy expenditure estimates from 4 physical activity questionnaires with doubly labeled water estimates in postmenopausal women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006;84(1):230-6.
Manini TM, Everhart JE, Patel KV, Schoeller DA, Colbert LH, Visser M, Tylavsky F, Bauer DC, Goodpaster BH, Harris TB. Daily activity energy expenditure and mortality among older adults. JAMA. 2006;296(2):171-9.
Wilcox S, Dowda M, Griffin SF, Rheaume C, Ory MG, Leviton L, King AC, Dunn A, Buchner DM, Bazzarre T, Estabrooks PA, Campbell-Voytal K, Bartlett-Prescott J, Dowdy D, Castro CM, Carpenter RA, Dzewaltowski DA, Mockenhaupt R. Results of the first year of Active for Life: translation of 2 evidence-based physical activity programs for older adults into community settings. Am J Public Health. 2006;96:1201-9.
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