Browse by Subject "Aging"
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(2011-01-14)Inadequate health literacy is an important barrier to self-care, having been linked to various poor self-care behaviors and health outcomes. Low levels of health literacy likely compromise self-care by impacting patients’ ...
The influence of aerobic fitness on cerebral white matter integrity and cognitive function in older adults: results of a one-year exercise intervention (2010-08-20)Cerebral white matter degeneration occurs with increasing age and is associated with declining cognitive function. Given the expected rise in the number and proportion of older adults in the United States, it is imperative ...
A maternal high fat diet represses the expression of antioxidant defense genes and induces the cellular senescence pathway in the liver of male offspring rats (2011-05-25)Maternal high fat (HF) diet feeding is associated with increased risk of developing metabolism-related diseases in adult offspring, including chronic liver disease. The present study tested the hypothesis that maternal ...
(2012-09-18)Older adults are the fastest growing segment of our population (United Nations Populations Division, 2010). Memory is one of many important functions that declines with age and plays an influential role in health and ...
The role of feedback and age-related differences in force production accuracy, variability, and shape across oral and manual effectors (2013-05-24)The purpose of this dissertation was two-fold: 1) to determine the role of feedback in force production accuracy, variability, and shape and 2) to determine whether sensory feedback mediates age-related difference in force ...
Sulforaphane as a potential nutritional intervention to reduce neuroinflammation associated with aging and sickness behavior (2015-04-22)Innate immune cells provide critical protection against pathogens and produce immune factors that drive adaptive sickness behaviors to facilitate recovery from acute illness and injury. Microglia, the resident innate immune ...