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  • ISBN-13: 9780826179302
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 371

Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Preface
Pt. I Epidemiology of Frailty in Older People 1
1 The Epidemiology of Frailty: Scope of the Problem 3
2 Age-Related Changes in Bone: Longitudinal Study of Physical Performance and Frailty at Age 70 and Above 16
Pt. II Age-Related Changes in Skeletal Muscle and Bone 27
3 Changes in Muscle Strength with Age 29
4 Cellular Basis of Aging in Skeletal Muscle 45
5 Changes in Bone Mass and Their Contribution to Fractures 61
6 Changes in Mineral and Bone Metabolism with Age 68
7 Osteoporosis in Post-Menopausal Women 78
Pt. III Prediction and Prevention of Falls 99
8 Factors Contributing to Falls and Fractures 101
9 Epidemiology and Prevention of Falls in the Nursing Home 123
10 Adrenergic Receptors: Implications for Falls 147
11 Age-Related Changes in Balance: Rehabilitation Strategies 167
12 Novel Interventions to Prevent Falls in the Elderly 178
Pt. IV Exercise, Nutrition, and Hormonal Interventions with the Frail Elderly 197
13 Effect of Exercise on Muscle Mass in The Elderly 199
14 Effect of Exercise on Bone Mass in the Elderly 214
15 Benefits of Exercise for the Elderly 228
16 Nutritional Intervention in the Frail Elderly 243
17 Meal-Associated Hypotension 255
18 Growth Hormone in Elderly Men 267
19 The Effects of Testosterone and Growth Hormone Therapy in Frail Elderly Individuals 280
Pt. V Rehabilitation of the Frail Elderly 293
20 An Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Musculoskeletal Disease in Older People 295
21 Nursing Rehabilitation of the Elderly Stroke Patient 306
22 Frailty and Physical Restraints 324
23 Posture Improvement in the Frail Elderly 334
24 Reimbursement for Rehabilitation of the Elderly 354
Index 363
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