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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2024, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050107.

Sarcopenia and protein metabolism and its intervention mechanism


Jianpei Zhang

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Jianpei Zhang

Zhejiang College of Sports, Hangzhou, 310012, China


Slowing the development of skeletal muscle senescence is the key to achieving "active aging" policies. We analyzed the symptoms and causative mechanisms of Sarcopenia by using literature and logical analysis methods, and hypothesized that the imbalance of protein metabolism caused by a series of physiological and lifestyle changes in the elderly population accompanied by aging is the direct cause of aging, and then elucidated the potentially effective interventional mechanisms of Sarcopenia from the perspective of the interventions of nutrition and exercise on protein metabolism. The results suggest that exercise and nutritional interventions have positive effects in the study of interventions to promote protein synthesis and inhibit degradation; however, whether the combined interventions can complement each other and synergistically promote the improvement of Sarcopenia remains controversial, and the mechanisms need to be further explored.


Aging, Sarcopenia, Protein metabolic, Mechanisms of exercise nutrition intervention

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Jianpei Zhang. Sarcopenia and protein metabolism and its intervention mechanism. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2024), Vol. 5, Issue 1: 38-43. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2024.050107.


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