Sarcopenia and Aging
Objective: Evaluate the muscular strength in the ageing process and identify the changes between the abdominal muscles, upper and louver edges.
Method: 48 individuals participated in this study, being divided into four groups according to the age: (G1) 11to 18 years old, (G2) 20 to 26 years old, (G3) 45 to 60 years old and (G4) 66 - 82 years old. The excluding criterion included people who work out more than three times a week, severe arthrosin, stroke, significant cognitive deficit , obesity, use of ortheses for louver members or any break, with or without metallic implant. The evaluation instruments used were: (1) Esfigmomanômetro (EM), (2) Trunk flexor in the supine position,, (3) Jamar Dinamômetro and (4) Preston Pinch Gauge Dinamômetro.
|Official Title:||Sarcopenia and Aging|
|Study Start Date:||February 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
11 to 18 years - composed of 12 adolescent with six women and six men
20 to 26 years - composed of 12 young with six women and six men
45 to 60 years - composed of 12 adult with six women and six men
66 - 82 years - composed of 12 aged with six women and six men
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00907010
|Study Director:||Lislei Patrizzi||Universidade de Franca|