Browse by Subject "Aging"
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(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 ...
Preconditioned muscle-derived mesenchymal stem cells revitalize growth and function in aged skeletal muscle (2014-05-30)Sarcopenia provides the underlying basis for loss of physical function and disability in older adults. In addition to sarcopenia’s direct effect on limiting mobility and movement, significant loss of muscle mass is associated ...
(2012-09-18)Although glasses are commonplace materials found in every walk of life, they have managed to remain mysterious for centuries. The origins of the defining characteristic of glasses, the glass transition, remain unknown. The ...
(2012-05-22)Millie Garfield gets out of bed each morning and makes a cup of coffee. She then goes to her computer and starts her day with a review of her favorite blogs, a visit to her son’s Twitter page, and a quick scan of reader ...
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 ...
Successful cognitive aging: Implications of early Alzheimer's disease detection, lifestyle choices, and environmental factors (2014-05-30)The question as to why one seventy-year-old has Alzheimer's disease and another continues to work productively carries with it profound societal implications. Determining the antecedents in one's life which shape his or ...
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 ...
(2011-08-26)This is a systematic study on learning in the repeated game from the neuroeconomics perspective. Theoretically, learning theory has been developed to complement the traditional game theory in seeking to explain how and ...