V A Hughes

Summary

Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in body composition in older men and women: role of body weight change and physical activity
    Virginia A Hughes
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:473-81. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal muscle strength changes in older adults: influence of muscle mass, physical activity, and health
    V A Hughes
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:B209-17. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle fiber quality in older men and women
    W R Frontera
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston 02111, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 279:C611-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Aging of skeletal muscle: a 12-yr longitudinal study
    W R Frontera
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Appl Physiol 88:1321-6. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of gender and body composition method on the apparent decline in lean mass-adjusted resting metabolic rate with age
    R Roubenoff
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M757-60. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint The reproducibility of the Bruce protocol exercise test for the determination of aerobic capacity in older women
    R A Fielding
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:1109-13. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Do patients with nonmetastatic non-small cell lung cancer demonstrate altered resting energy expenditure?
    A Jatoi
    Department of Medicine, The New England Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:348-51. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-related differences in maximum shortening velocity of skeletal muscle fibers
    L S Krivickas
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 80:447-455; quiz 456-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia: current concepts
    R Roubenoff
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M716-24. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric assessment of 10-y changes in body composition in the elderly
    Virginia A Hughes
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:475-82. 2004

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in body composition in older men and women: role of body weight change and physical activity
    Virginia A Hughes
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:473-81. 2002
    ..Estimates of body-composition change in older adults are mostly derived from cross-sectional data...
  2. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal muscle strength changes in older adults: influence of muscle mass, physical activity, and health
    V A Hughes
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:B209-17. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle fiber quality in older men and women
    W R Frontera
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston 02111, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 279:C611-8. 2000
    ..An intrinsic defect in contractile proteins could explain weakness in single fibers from OM. Sex-related differences exist at the whole muscle and single fiber levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Aging of skeletal muscle: a 12-yr longitudinal study
    W R Frontera
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Appl Physiol 88:1321-6. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of gender and body composition method on the apparent decline in lean mass-adjusted resting metabolic rate with age
    R Roubenoff
    The Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M757-60. 2000
    ..Some, but not all, studies have shown that the decline in REE with age is eliminated after adjustment for fat-free mass (FFM)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The reproducibility of the Bruce protocol exercise test for the determination of aerobic capacity in older women
    R A Fielding
    Human Physiology Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:1109-13. 1997
    ..The mean differences between tests and the high level of agreement between repeated tests suggests that a single measurement of VO2max can be performed to assess functional aerobic capacity in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do patients with nonmetastatic non-small cell lung cancer demonstrate altered resting energy expenditure?
    A Jatoi
    Department of Medicine, The New England Medical Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:348-51. 2001
    ..This increase in REE leads to weight loss, which in turn confers a poor prognosis. This study was undertaken to determine whether the cancer cachexia syndrome occurs in patients with nonmetastatic NSCLC...
  8. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-related differences in maximum shortening velocity of skeletal muscle fibers
    L S Krivickas
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 80:447-455; quiz 456-7. 2001
    ..Age- and gender-related differences in Vo may partially explain the impairments in muscle function that occur with aging and the greater impairment in muscle function observed in OW compared with that observed in OM...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia: current concepts
    R Roubenoff
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M716-24. 2000
    ..In this review, we discuss current concepts of the pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention of sarcopenia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric assessment of 10-y changes in body composition in the elderly
    Virginia A Hughes
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:475-82. 2004
    ..An increased central distribution of fat with advancing age is associated with chronic metabolic and cardiovascular abnormalities. Little is known about the magnitude or pattern of fat distribution and its association with healthy aging...
  11. pmc Muscle fiber size and function in elderly humans: a longitudinal study
    Walter R Frontera
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, 711 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Appl Physiol 105:637-42. 2008
    ..This suggests that surviving fibers compensate to partially correct muscle size deficits in an attempt to maintain optimal force-generating capacity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Strength training in older women: early and late changes in whole muscle and single cells
    Walter R Frontera
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Muscle Nerve 28:601-8. 2003
    ..Later, cellular adaptations in specific force track closely whole muscle changes...