Aging and Musculoskeletal Disorders / Edition 1

Aging and Musculoskeletal Disorders / Edition 1

by Horace M. Perry III

ISBN-10: 0826179304

ISBN-13: 9780826179302

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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Table of Contents

Pt. IEpidemiology of Frailty in Older People1
1The Epidemiology of Frailty: Scope of the Problem3
2Age-Related Changes in Bone: Longitudinal Study of Physical Performance and Frailty at Age 70 and Above16
Pt. IIAge-Related Changes in Skeletal Muscle and Bone27
3Changes in Muscle Strength with Age29
4Cellular Basis of Aging in Skeletal Muscle45
5Changes in Bone Mass and Their Contribution to Fractures61
6Changes in Mineral and Bone Metabolism with Age68
7Osteoporosis in Post-Menopausal Women78
Pt. IIIPrediction and Prevention of Falls99
8Factors Contributing to Falls and Fractures101
9Epidemiology and Prevention of Falls in the Nursing Home123
10Adrenergic Receptors: Implications for Falls147
11Age-Related Changes in Balance: Rehabilitation Strategies167
12Novel Interventions to Prevent Falls in the Elderly178
Pt. IVExercise, Nutrition, and Hormonal Interventions with the Frail Elderly197
13Effect of Exercise on Muscle Mass in The Elderly199
14Effect of Exercise on Bone Mass in the Elderly214
15Benefits of Exercise for the Elderly228
16Nutritional Intervention in the Frail Elderly243
17Meal-Associated Hypotension255
18Growth Hormone in Elderly Men267
19The Effects of Testosterone and Growth Hormone Therapy in Frail Elderly Individuals280
Pt. VRehabilitation of the Frail Elderly293
20An Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Musculoskeletal Disease in Older People295
21Nursing Rehabilitation of the Elderly Stroke Patient306
22Frailty and Physical Restraints324
23Posture Improvement in the Frail Elderly334
24Reimbursement for Rehabilitation of the Elderly354

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