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    Kines 199 Spring 2017

Ways to prevent muscle loss in old age

Most adults achieve their peak muscle mass sometime during their late 30s to early 40s. After that point, a gradual loss of muscle mass begins and can continue a steady, downhill course into old age. This age-related loss of muscle mass, strength and function is known as sarcopenia, and it can happen quicker than you think.

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This article overviews ways to prevent loss of muscle as we age. In class this week we discussed the muscular system and how once we reach our 30s and 40s that we typically begin to lose muscle (females especially) - and this article discusses... more »This article overviews ways to prevent loss of muscle as we age. In class this week we discussed the muscular system and how once we reach our 30s and 40s that we typically begin to lose muscle (females especially) - and this article discusses many different ways that we can help prevent/reduce muscle loss. 02-03-2017 3:15pm

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Good article I enjoy how in depth it goes into not only eating protein, but what kinds of proteins are best to eat. 02-03-2017 5:17pm

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    Added to this shelf by: Nicole Lowe, on 02-03-2017 3:15pm

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