Laura A Milliken
Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
- Effects of exercise training on bone remodeling, insulin-like growth factors, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women with and without hormone replacement therapyL A Milliken
Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, 02125, USA
Calcif Tissue Int 72:478-84. 2003..No training-induced differences in IGF-1, IGF-2, IGF-l:IGF-2 (IGF-1 : IGF-2), and IGFBP3 were detected...
- Depressive symptoms and changes in body weight exert independent and site-specific effects on bone in postmenopausal women exercising for 1 yearLaura A Milliken
Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:488-94. 2006..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine whether depressive symptoms, vitality, and body weight changes were related to 1-year BMD changes after accounting for covariates...
- Correlates of upper and lower body muscular strength in childrenLaura A Milliken
Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Strength Cond Res 22:1339-46. 2008..4% (significant) in CP 1RM. In summary, these data indicate that BMI, handgrip strength, long jump, and vertical jump relate to 1RM strength in children and therefore may be useful for assessing muscular fitness in youths...
- Changes in soft tissue composition are the primary predictors of 4-year bone mineral density changes in postmenopausal womenL A Milliken
Department of Exercise and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, MA 02125, USA
Osteoporos Int 20:347-54. 2009..Body weight and soft tissue composition predicted bone changes independent of calcium supplementation and exercise frequency, indicating that soft tissue composition should be measured in clinical trials...
- Assessing the validity of body mass index standards in early postmenopausal womenRobert M Blew
Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
Obes Res 10:799-808. 2002..To examine the relationship between percentage of total body fat (%Fat) and body mass index (BMI) in early postmenopausal women and to evaluate the validity of the BMI standards for obesity established by the NIH...
- Body composition modulates the effects of hormone replacement therapy on growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-I levels in postmenopausal womenArturo Figueroa
Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:201-6. 2002..To examine the relationships of body composition with basal serum estrone, estradiol, androstenedione, cortisol, growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels in 73 postmenopausal women...
- Effects of exercise training and hormone replacement therapy on lean and fat mass in postmenopausal womenArturo Figueroa
Department of Exercise Science, Syracuse University, New York 13244, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:266-70. 2003..Menopause is associated with decreases in lean mass and increases in fat mass. Serum hormone levels and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may modify the effects of exercise training on body composition in postmenopausal women...
- Cholesteryl ester transfer protein and lecithin:cholesterol acyltransferase activities in hispanic and anglo postmenopausal women: associations with total and regional body fatKathryn A Greaves
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Metabolism 52:282-9. 2003..In conclusion, results suggest a greater risk for coronary heart disease in Hispanic women compared to Anglo women...