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MyoAge cohort

MyoAge cohort

Initiatives -
The overall aim was to investigate the contribution of age-related changes to muscle mass, contractile characteristics and neural control in relation to mobility limitations in healthy young and older adults using standardised assessments
Start Year
1985
End Year
2011
Funding
European Commission
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Gilian Butler-Browne
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Butler-Browne, G., McPhee, J., Mouly, V., & Ottavi, A. (2013). Understanding and combating age-related muscle weakness: MYOAGE challenge. Biogerontology, 14(3), 229–230. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10522-013-9438-3

PUBMED 23793985

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
504
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 65 years old

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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