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    • Arterial stiffness profiles: investigating various sections of the arterial tree of African and caucasian people 

      Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Reimann, Manja; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Reimann, Manja (Informa healthcare, 2011)
      In Africans, arterial stiffness progression seems more pronounced compared to Caucasians. We compared the arterial stiffness profiles of different age groups and focused on muscular arteries and two more central arterial ...
    • Low vitamin D status is associated with reduced muscle mass and impaired physical performance in frail elderly people 

      Tieland, M.; Brouwer-Brolsma, E.M.; Nienaber-Rousseau, C.; Van Loon, L.J.C.; De Groot, L.C.P.G.M. (Nature Publishing Group, 2013)
      Background/Objectives: Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) status has been associated with muscle mass, strength and physical performance in healthy elderly people. Yet, in pre-frail and frail elderly people this ...
    • Revisiting the relationship between blood pressure and insulin-like growth factor-1 

      Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Volpe, Massimo; Tocci, Giuliano; Conti, Elena (American Heart Association, 2014)
      Conflicting evidence exists on the relationship between blood pressure (BP) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). We reviewed available articles and pooled extrapolated regression coefficients for the association between ...