A M Kenny

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sarcopenia and predictors of skeletal muscle mass in healthy, older men and women
    Michele Iannuzzi-Sucich
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M772-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of intramuscular and transdermal testosterone on bone turnover, prostate symptoms, cholesterol, and hematocrit in men over age 70 with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    Endocr Res 26:153-68. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of ultra-low-dose estrogen therapy on muscle and physical function in older women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1973-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of calcium loading with calcium citrate or calcium carbonate on bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:290-4. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of testosterone on behavior, depression, and cognitive function in older men with mild cognitive loss
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:75-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of vitamin D supplementation on strength, physical function, and health perception in older, community-dwelling men
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1762-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in older men and women
    Anne M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Farmington, CT, USA
    Conn Med 67:481-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Understanding the components of publication success: a survey of academic award recipients
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Conn Med 67:205-14. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sarcopenia and predictors of skeletal muscle mass in nonobese women who are long-term users of estrogen-replacement therapy
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M436-40. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bone density in healthy older men with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M492-7. 2000

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sarcopenia and predictors of skeletal muscle mass in healthy, older men and women
    Michele Iannuzzi-Sucich
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M772-7. 2002
    ..Sarcopenia refers to the loss of skeletal muscle mass with age. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of sarcopenia in a population of older, community-dwelling research volunteers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of intramuscular and transdermal testosterone on bone turnover, prostate symptoms, cholesterol, and hematocrit in men over age 70 with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    Endocr Res 26:153-68. 2000
    ..8 +/- 0.9 ng/dl following treatment. Cholesterol profiles were also not affected by either transdermal or intramuscular testosterone. Similarly hemoglobin and hematocrit remained unchanged in men receiving either testosterone preparation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of ultra-low-dose estrogen therapy on muscle and physical function in older women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1973-7. 2005
    ..To determine the effects of ultra-low-dose hormone therapy on muscle mass and physical function in community-dwelling women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effects of calcium loading with calcium citrate or calcium carbonate on bone turnover in postmenopausal women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Osteoporos Int 15:290-4. 2004
    ..05). Calcium citrate decreased markers of bone resorption significantly more than calcium carbonate in postmenopausal women, although no differences in their effects in calcium excretion or PTH were detected...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of testosterone on behavior, depression, and cognitive function in older men with mild cognitive loss
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:75-8. 2004
    ..But, there are studies to suggest that endogenous testosterone levels are associated with aggression in men with cognitive impairment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of vitamin D supplementation on strength, physical function, and health perception in older, community-dwelling men
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1762-7. 2003
    ..To study the effects of vitamin D supplementation in healthier populations of men...
  7. ncbi request reprint Osteoporosis in older men and women
    Anne M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Farmington, CT, USA
    Conn Med 67:481-6. 2003
    ..Recommendations for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis based on bone mineral density score published by the World Health Organization and the National Osteoporosis Foundation are outlined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Understanding the components of publication success: a survey of academic award recipients
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Conn Med 67:205-14. 2003
    ..This study examines predictors of publication number in career development awardees. We examined whether daily writing predicted publication number among junior faculty...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sarcopenia and predictors of skeletal muscle mass in nonobese women who are long-term users of estrogen-replacement therapy
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M436-40. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of sarcopenia in a population of older, nonobese, community-dwelling women who had been long-term users of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of bone density in healthy older men with low testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M492-7. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the predictors of bone mass ill healthy older men with low testosterone levels but without symptomatic osteoporosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone on bone and muscle in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M266-72. 2001
    ..The impact of this on musculoskeletal health and the potential for improvement in function in this group with testosterone supplementation require investigation...
  12. pmc Effects of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on cardiovascular risk factors in older women with frailty characteristics
    R S Boxer
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 06030, USA
    Age Ageing 39:451-8. 2010
    ..this analysis was to investigate the effects of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) on cardiovascular risk factors in older women with frailty characteristics...
  13. doi request reprint The impact of supplemental n-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and dietary antioxidants on physical performance in postmenopausal women
    H L Hutchins-Wiese
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:76-80. 2013
    ..Identify relationships and evaluate effects of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) on frailty and physical performance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between androgen receptor polymorphisms and bone mineral density or physical function in older men
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmingham, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Endocr Res 31:285-93. 2005
    ..Men with osteoporosis or fracture had lower BioT, physical performance, and physical activity than controls. This study found no association between CA G repeats and FN BMD in older men with normal or low BMD or FX...
  15. ncbi request reprint Femoral bone mineral density in patients with heart failure
    A M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Osteoporos Int 17:1420-7. 2006
    ..Heart failure and osteoporosis are common conditions in older, frail individuals. It is important to investigate interactions of the common problems in the aging population to devise relevant interventions...
  16. pmc The association between dehydroepiandosterone and frailty in older men and women
    M Voznesensky
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Age Ageing 38:401-6. 2009
    ..to evaluate the association between dehydroepiandosterone (DHEA) and physical frailty in older adults...
  17. doi request reprint Importance of bone mineral density measurements in evaluating fragility bone fracture risk in Asian Indian men
    K Kuruvilla
    General Clinical Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
    Osteoporos Int 22:217-21. 2011
    ..A majority of our subjects were either osteopenic or osteoporotic, and their fracture risk increased when FRAX® was used in conjunction with femur neck T-scores...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone on cognitive function and health perception in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M321-5. 2002
    ..Many men older than 50 years have bioavailable testosterone levels below the reference range for young adult men. The impact of the decreased androgen levels on cognition and health perception has received little attention...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone on lipids and vascular reactivity in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M460-5. 2002
    ..Similarly, clinical studies suggest that testosterone may be vasodilatory, but few studies have directly evaluated the effects of testosterone on vascular tone...
  20. pmc Effects of transdermal testosterone on bone and muscle in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels, low bone mass, and physical frailty
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1134-43. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of testosterone supplementation on bone, body composition, muscle, physical function, and safety in older men...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association between level of frailty and bone mineral density in community-dwelling men
    Anne M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    J Clin Densitom 9:309-14. 2006
    ..Two components of the frailty model (i.e., hand grip strength and walking speed) were independently associated with lower femoral neck BMD, a finding that has not previously been reported in men...
  22. doi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone combined with exercise improves muscle strength and physical function in frail older women
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1707-14. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) combined with exercise on bone mass, strength, and physical function in older, frail women...
  23. pmc Effects of smoking cessation on body composition in postmenopausal women
    Alison Kleppinger
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 6030 6147, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:1651-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of 16 months of cigarette abstinence on areas of BC measured by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA)...
  24. doi request reprint Factors associated with skilled nursing facility transfers in dementia-specific assisted living
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:255-60. 2008
    ..Medical, functional, and behavioral problems are associated with transitions from assisted living (AL), but limited information is available on those at highest risk for transition...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ultralow-dose micronized 17beta-estradiol and bone density and bone metabolism in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen M Prestwood
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030, USA
    JAMA 290:1042-8. 2003
    ..Estrogen therapy is known to prevent osteoporosis, but studies have shown that conventional doses increase adverse events. Whether lower doses, one quarter of standard treatment, prevent bone loss is not known...
  26. doi request reprint Osteoporosis risk in frail older adults in assisted living
    Anne M Kenny
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 5215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:76-81. 2009
    ..To compare osteoporosis risk in residents of assisted living (AL) with that of age- and sex-matched community-dwelling adults...
  27. doi request reprint Adequate dietary protein is associated with better physical performance among post-menopausal women 60-90 years
    L Gregorio
    Anne Kenny, MD, Center on Aging, MC 5215, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, Email Phone 860 679 3956, Fax 860 679 1307
    J Nutr Health Aging 18:155-60. 2014
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of bone remodeling: implications for clinical practice
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, Department of Medicine, Lowell P Weicker, Jr, General Clinical Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    J Reprod Med 47:63-70. 2002
    ..These new approaches have allowed us to define more precisely the specific roles of androgens, estrogens and other regulatory hormones in human skeletal physiology and pathophysiology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Exercise in older adults
    James O Judge
    University of Connecticut Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, USA
    Conn Med 67:461-4. 2003
    ..We present data on exercise in older adults and its various benefits. Furthermore, we describe exercise programs suitable for adults over 65 and identify resources available to both patient and physician...
  30. ncbi request reprint Role of endocrine-immune dysregulation in osteoporosis, sarcopenia, frailty and fracture risk
    Cherian Joseph
    UConn Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, MC 5215, 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030 5215, United States
    Mol Aspects Med 26:181-201. 2005
    ....
  31. pmc Soy proteins and isoflavones affect bone mineral density in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:234-42. 2009
    ..Few long-term, large clinical trials of soy as a means of improving bone mineral density (BMD) in late postmenopausal women have been conducted...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of 3-year treatment with 0.25 mg/day of micronized 17beta-estradiol on cognitive function in older postmenopausal women
    Mary Ann Pefanco
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:426-31. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of ultra-low-dose (0.25 mg/d) micronized 17beta-estradiol on cognitive function in older postmenopausal women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Adherence of academic geriatric practitioners to osteoporosis screening guidelines
    D N McNally
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine DNM, Farmington, CT 06030 5456, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:177-83. 2007
    ..To examine the bone mineral density (BMD) testing habits of geriatricians and geriatric fellows at the University of Connecticut fellowship training program to evaluate their adherence screening guidelines...
  34. pmc Determinants of living situation in a population of community-dwelling and assisted living-dwelling elders
    Erika Avery
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Center on Aging, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:140-4. 2010
    ..To determine what variables separate community-dwelling elders from assisted living-dwelling elders...
  35. ncbi request reprint Self-reported dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids and association with bone and lower extremity function
    James H Rousseau
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1781-8. 2009
    ..To assess the relationship between self-reported omega-3 fatty acid (O3FA) intake and bone mineral density (BMD) and lower extremity function in older adults...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effect of 6 months of androgen deprivation therapy on muscle and fat mass in older men with localized prostate cancer
    R S Boxer
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 5215, USA
    Aging Male 8:207-12. 2005
    ..To evaluate body composition changes, specifically skeletal muscle mass, in men receiving androgen deprivation with luteinizing-hormone releasing hormone-agonist (LHRH-A) for prostate cancer (PCa) in comparison with healthy controls...
  37. doi request reprint Measurement of muscle disease by quantitative second-harmonic generation imaging
    Sergey V Plotnikov
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Biomed Opt 13:044018. 2008
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Efficacy of a geriatrics team intervention for residents in dementia-specific assisted living facilities: effect on unanticipated transitions
    Sandra Bellantonio
    Baystate Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:523-8. 2008
    ..To determine whether a multidisciplinary team intervention minimizes unanticipated transitions from assisted living for persons with dementia...
  39. doi request reprint The association between vitamin D and inflammation with the 6-minute walk and frailty in patients with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Family Medicine, Case Western University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:454-61. 2008
    ..To identify relationships between anabolic hormones, inflammatory markers, and physical function...
  40. ncbi request reprint Adverse events associated with testosterone replacement in middle-aged and older men: a meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled trials
    Olga M Calof
    Boston University, School of Medicine, E201, 88 E Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1451-7. 2005
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials to determine the risks of adverse events associated with testosterone replacement in older men...
  41. ncbi request reprint The utility of the 6-minute walk test as a measure of frailty in older adults with heart failure
    Rebecca S Boxer
    Department of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Geriatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 17:7-12. 2008
    ..02), weaker grip strength (P=.056), and worse renal function (P=.01) and from those in the F/LE group by faster 8-foot walking speed (P<.001). The 6MWT may be useful to identify frailty and those in transition to frailty...