By John E. Morley MB BCh, Douglas K. Miller MD, M. Powell Lawton PhD
Right meals, weight, and workout have all been strongly associated with stronger overall healthiness and sturdiness one of the aged. This well timed quantity offers the newest scientific learn on food and its effect on fit getting older in various older populations and in a number of care settings. subject matters contain the prognosis and administration of protein undernutrition; mental and social components in weightloss; the consequences of supplementations and workout on getting older; and extra. This quantity will attract geriatricians, geriatric researchers and teachers, in addition to to different health and wellbeing pros focused on foodstuff and the aged.
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5% of those aged 80 to 84 years (Riggs et al, 1982). 4 per thousand at 95 years of age (Jacobsen, Goldberg, Miles, Brody, Stiers, & Rimm, 1990). 2 per thousand in those over 85 years of age (Owen, Melton, Johnson, & Ilstrup, 1982). Fracture rates are lower in males with aging. , 1990) increase at approximately half the rate in men compared with women. Ethnic variations are particularly marked in hip fracture incidence. Fracture rates in white women are 2 to 3 times more common than in black women, and black men are half as likely to have a hip fracture compared to white men (Gunby & Morley, 1994).