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Augmenting strength-to-weight ratio by body weight unloading affects walking performance equally in obese and nonobese older adults

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D.P. LaRoche was supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number L30 TR000588-02. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

N.R. Marques was supported by the Fundação de Âmparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP) process number: 2011/11639-7

M.H Morcelli-Gotardo was supported by the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) process number: BEX 17264/12-0

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LaRoche, D.P., Marques, N.R., Cook, S.B. et al. Augmenting strength-to-weight ratio by body weight unloading affects walking performance equally in obese and nonobese older adults. AGE 38, 21 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11357-016-9881-6

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Keywords

  • Obesity
  • Disability
  • Mobility limitation
  • Gait
  • Aging
  • Sarcopenia