Author Insight: Is Obesity a Risk Factor for Skeletal Muscle Aging?



March 2, 2022

Dr. Cameron Hill from the Randall Centre for Cell and Molecular Biophysics, Kings College London, and Dr. Paul Morgan from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, discuss the topic of an editorial that was co-authored by Dr. Hill - along with Dr. Jason Tallis from Coventry University Centre for Sport, School of Life Sciences, Coventry, West Midlands - and published by Aging (Aging-US) in Volume 11, Issue 8, entitled, “Is obesity a risk factor for skeletal muscle ageing?” DOI - (PDF download) Full text - Corresponding Author - Cameron Hill - Sign up for free Altmetric alerts about this article - Keywords - isolated muscles, obesity, sarcopenic obesity, power, force, muscle quality About Aging-US Launched in 2009, Aging-US publishes papers of general interest and biological significance in all fields of aging research and age-related diseases, including cancer—and now, with a special focus on COVID-19 vulnerability as an age-dependent syndrome. Topics in Aging-US go beyond traditional gerontology, including, but not limited to, cellular and molecular biology, human age-related diseases, pathology in model organisms, signal transduction pathways (e.g., p53, sirtuins, and PI-3K/AKT/mTOR, among others), and approaches to modulating these signaling pathways. Please visit our website at​​ and connect with us: SoundCloud - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube -​ LinkedIn - Pinterest - Aging-US is published by Impact Journals, LLC:​​ Media Contact 18009220957 MEDIA@IMPACTJOURNALS.COM

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