Regional muscle glucose uptake remains elevated one week after cessation of
resistance training independent of altered insulin sensitivity response in older
adults with type 2 diabetes.
Authors Marcus RL, Addison O, LaStayo PC, Hungerford R, Wende AR, Hoffman JM, Abel ED,
McClain DA
Submitted By Submitted Externally on 12/20/2013
Status Published
Journal Journal of endocrinological investigation
Year 2013
Date Published 2/1/2013
Volume : Pages 36 : 111 - 117
PubMed Reference 22522495
Abstract Aging is associated with a decline in skeletal muscle size.Muscle is critical
both for mobility and glucose disposal. While resistance exercise (RE) increases
muscle mass and function in the elderly, its role in improving glucose
utilization is less clear.

Investigators with authorship
E. Dale AbelUniversity of Iowa