Birth size and adult muscle strength. Birth weight was positively associated with adult handgrip strength (Table 2; = 1.42, 95% confidence interval (CI) = 1.19-1.65, P < 0.001), after adjusting for sex and gestational age, and this association appeared to be linear across the range of birth weights . This equates to a 3.0-kg increase in handgrip per 1-kg increase in birth weight (adjusted for gestational age and sex) and to a 1.6-kg increase per 1-kg increase in birth weight Birth weight, childhood size, and muscle strength in adult To the authors' knowledge, this is the first study to show that birth weight has an important influence on muscle strength in midlife independent of later body size and social class. It suggests that birth weight is related to the number of muscle fibers established by birth and that even in middle age compensating hypertrophy may be inadequate. As the inevitable loss of muscle fibers proceeds in old age, a deficit
Interestingly, in one of the only studies examining body composition in strongman competitors, they reported the following characteristics:height of 184.5 ± 6.5 cm, body mass of 102 ± 10.8 kg, fat free mass of 88.1 ± 8.6 kg, muscle mass 51.4 ± 5.2 kg, and a percent body fat of 13.6 ± 4.7. Despite a growing field of strongman competitors Body mass index during childhood and adult body Jun 01, 2008 · Adult lean and fat mass were measured by bioelectrical impedance with an 8-polar tactile electrode system.In these 56-70-y-old men and women, adult lean body mass index (lean mass/height(2); in kg/m(2)) was positively associated with BMI at birth (0.24 and 0.20 higher for each 1-SD increase in BMI at birth, respectively) and with more rapid gain in BMI from birth to 1 y (0.17 and Developmental Programming in Response to Intrauterine Arm muscle size is reduced in infants at birth and at 3, 6, and 9 months of age and upper-arm circumference and muscle area is less at 8 years of age . Similarly, IUGR lambs have substantially reduced weight and protein content in the semitendinosus muscles at birth [ 53 , 99 ], and daily protein accretion over the first few months of life is
Apr 15, 2010 · Given the strength of the associations, and the ease of retrieval of information on childhood somatotypes retrospectively from pictures early in life, childhood body size is potentially useful for building breast cancer risk or prognosis prediction models. Barker DJ, Eriksson JG:Birth size, adult body composition and muscle strength in Growth Hormone Deficiency - NORD (National Organization Adult-onset GHD is most often is acquired from a pituitary tumor or trauma to the brain but may also be idiopathic. It is characterized by a number of variable symptoms including reduced energy levels, altered body composition, osteoporosis (reduced bone mineral density), reduced muscle strength, lipid abnormalities such as increased LDL Hertfordshire sarcopenia study:design and methods BMC Jun 29, 2010 · Observational epidemiological evidence exists for developmental influences on muscle mass and strength in middle aged as well as older adults, and has shown that small size at birth (a proxy marker for an adverse intrauterine environment) is associated with reduced muscle mass and strength [ 18 21 ].
Jan 01, 2019 · 1.3.4. Body Composition at the TissueOrgan Level. Body composition at the tissueorgan level comprises three specific tissues, namely adipose tissue (20% and 30% of BM, respectively, for men and women), muscle tissue (42% and 38%, respectively, for men and women), and bone tissue (~7% of BM). Muscle strength, size and composition following 12 The absolute levels of muscle volume and knee extension strength after the intervention still favored the TW. Conclusion:Cross-sex hormone treatment markedly affects muscle strength, size and composition in transgender individuals. Despite the robust increases in muscle mass and strength in TM, the TW were still PRIME PubMed Body mass index during childhood and We examined how the change in BMI in childhood was related to adult body composition in 885 men and 1032 women born during 1934-1944, whose weights and heights during childhood were recorded serially. Adult lean and fat mass were measured by bioelectrical impedance with an 8-polar tactile electrode system.
Relationship between physical activity and physical performance in later life in different birth weight groups - Volume 9 Issue 1 - H. Jantunen, N. S. Wasenius, M. K Socioeconomic position across life and body composition in Feb 24, 2014 · Another strength is the availability of birth weight and preadulthood weight gain measures in the NSHD, potential mediators of associations between childhood SEP and adult body composition. While more indicators of SEP were used than in previous studies, more refined measures of SEP may better capture SEP differences in body composition. The developmental origins of sarcopenia SpringerLinkBirth size, adult body composition and muscle strength in later life. Int J Obes.(Lond) 2007; 31(9):13921399 Article CAS Google Scholar
Birth size, adult body composition and muscle strength in later life. Hilkka Maaria Ylihärsilä, Eero Olavi Kajantie, Clive Osmond, Tom Forsen, David J. P Barker, Birth size, adult body composition and muscle strength in later life. International Journal of Obesity, 31(9), 1392-1399.