This proposal aims: (1) To quntify the muscle strengt and power at older age (+55 years) (2) To determine of sex on loss of muscle function. (3) To develop rehabilitation regimens effective in ameliorating the effects of ageing and inactivity on muscle function. The following objective is proposed: To develop applied models of muscle strengthening and rehabilitation specially for the needs of the elderly. Rehabilitation regimens wich reflect the need for acute hospital based re-education of muscle function will be developed.
|Effective start/end date||1/01/98 → 31/12/01|
Flemish discipline codes
- Basic sciences