2017

1) Beaudart, C., Dawson, A., Shaw, S. C., Harvey, N. C., Kanis, J. A., Binkley, N., et al. (2017). “Nutrition and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia: systematic review.” Osteoporosis International 28(6): 1817-1833.

2) Beaudart, C., Edwards, M., Moss, C., Reginster, J. Y., Moon, R., Parsons, C., et al. (2017). “English translation and validation of the SarQoL, a quality of life questionnaire specific for sarcopenia.” Age and Ageing 46(2): 271-277.

3) Bloom, I., Edwards, M., Jameson, K. A., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E., Gale, C. R., et al. (2017). “Influences on diet quality in older age: The importance of social factors.” Age and Ageing 46(2): 277-283.

4) Gale, C. R., Mottus, R., Deary, I. J., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2017). “Personality and Risk of Frailty: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Annals of Behavioral Medicine 51(1): 128-136.

5) Gale, C. R., Ritchie, S. J., Cooper, C., Starr, J. M. and Deary, I. J. (2017). “Cognitive Ability in Late Life and Onset of Physical Frailty: The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 65(6): 1289-1295.

6) Roberts, H. C., Pilgrim, A. L., Jameson, K. A., Cooper, C., Sayer, A. A. and Robinson, S. (2017). “The Impact of Trained Volunteer Mealtime Assistants on the Dietary Intake of Older Female In-Patients: The Southampton Mealtime Assistance Study.” Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging 21(3): 320-328.

7) Robinson, S. M., Jameson, K. A., Bloom, I., Ntani, G., Crozier, S. R., Syddall, H., et al. (2017). “Development of a Short Questionnaire to Assess Diet Quality among Older Community-Dwelling Adults.” Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging 21(3): 247-253.

8) Shaw, R. J., Cukic, I., Deary, I. J., Gale, C. R., Chastin, S. F. M., Dall, P. M., et al. (2017). “The influence of neighbourhoods and the social environment on sedentary behaviour in older adults in three prospective cohorts.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14(6).

9) Shaw, R. J., Cukic, I., Deary, I. J., Gale, C. R., Chastin, S. F. M., Dall, P. M., et al. (2017). “Relationships between socioeconomic position and objectively measured sedentary behaviour in older adults in three prospective cohorts.” BMJ Open 7(6).

10) Syddall, H. E., Westbury, L. D., Dodds, R., Dennison, E., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2017). “Mortality in the Hertfordshire Ageing Study: Association with level and loss of hand grip strength in later life.” Age and Ageing 46(3): 407-412.

11) Zengin, A., Pye, S. R., Cook, M. J., Adams, J. E., Rawer, R., Wu, F. C., et al. (2017). “Associations of muscle force, power, cross-sectional muscle area and bone geometry in older UK men.” Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle.

2016

1) Baczynska, A. M., Shaw, S., Roberts, H. C., Cooper, C., Aihie Sayer, A. and Patel, H. P. (2016). “Human Vastus Lateralis Skeletal Muscle Biopsy Using the Weil-Blakesley Conchotome.” Journal of Visualized Experiments(109): e53075.

2) Beaudart, C., McCloskey, E., Bruyere, O., Cesari, M., Rolland, Y., Rizzoli, R., et al. (2016). “Sarcopenia in daily practice: assessment and management.” BMC Geriatrics 16(1): 170.

3) Bruyere, O., Beaudart, C., Reginster, J. Y., Buckinx, F., Schoene, D., Hirani, V., et al. (2016). “Assessment of muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance in clinical practice: An international survey.” European Geriatric Medicine 7(3): 243-246.

4) Cox, S. R., Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Liewald, D. C., Hagenaars, S. P., Davies, G., et al. (2016). “Ageing and brain white matter structure in 3,513 UK Biobank participants.” Nature communications 7: 13629.

5) Davies, G., Marioni, R. E., Liewald, D. C., Hill, W. D., Hagenaars, S. P., Harris, S. E., et al. (2016). “Genome-wide association study of cognitive functions and educational attainment in UK Biobank (N=112151).” Molecular Psychiatry 21(6): 758-767.

6) Dodds, R. M., Syddall, H. E., Cooper, R., Kuh, D., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2016). “Global variation in grip strength: a systematic review and meta-analysis of normative data.” Age & Ageing 45(2): 209-216.

7) Gale, C. R., Booth, T., Starr, J. M. and Deary, I. J. (2016). “Intelligence and socioeconomic position in childhood in relation to frailty and cumulative allostatic load in later life: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936.” Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 70(6): 576-582.

8) Gale, C. R., Cooper, C. and Aihie Sayer, A. (2016). “Prevalence and risk factors for falls in older men and women: The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Age & Ageing 45(6): 789-794.

9) Gale, C. R., Hagenaars, S. P., Davies, G., Hill, W. D., Liewald, D. C., Cullen, B., et al. (2016). “Pleiotropy between neuroticism and physical and mental health: findings from 108 038 men and women in UK Biobank.” Transl Psychiatry Psychiatry 6: e791.

10) Granic, A., Davies, K., Jagger, C., Kirkwood, T. B. L., Syddall, H. E. and Sayer, A. A. (2016). “Grip Strength decline and its determinants in the very old: Longitudinal findings from the Newcastle 85+ study.” PLoS ONE 11(9).

11) Hagenaars, S. P., Harris, S. E., Davies, G., Hill, W. D., Liewald, D. C., Ritchie, S. J., et al. (2016). “Shared genetic aetiology between cognitive functions and physical and mental health in UK Biobank (N=112151) and 24 GWAS consortia.” Molecular Psychiatry 21(11): 1624-1632.

12) Hill, W. D., Davies, G., Harris, S. E., Hagenaars, S. P., Neuro Charge Cognitive Working group, Liewald, D. C., et al. (2016). “Molecular genetic aetiology of general cognitive function is enriched in evolutionarily conserved regions.” Transl Psychiatry Psychiatry 6(12): e980.

13) Ibrahim, K., May, C., Patel, H. P., Baxter, M., Sayer, A. A. and Roberts, H. (2016). “A feasibility study of implementing grip strength measurement into routine hospital practice (GRImP): study protocol.” Pilot & Feasibility Studies 2: 27.

14) Lewis, A., Lee, J. Y., Donaldson, A. V., Natanek, S. A., Vaidyanathan, S., Man, W. D., et al. (2016). “Increased expression of H19/miR-675 is associated with a low fat-free mass index in patients with COPD.” Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle 7(3): 330-344.

15) Marioni, R. E., Ritchie, S. J., Joshi, P. K., Hagenaars, S. P., Okbay, A., Fischer, K., et al. (2016). “Genetic variants linked to education predict longevity.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113(47): 13366-13371.

16) Okely, J. A., Cooper, C. and Gale, C. R. (2016). “Wellbeing and Arthritis Incidence: the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe.” Annals of Behavioral Medicine 50(3): 419-426.

17) Okely, J. A. and Gale, C. R. (2016). “Well-Being and Chronic Disease Incidence: The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Psychosomatic Medicine 78(3): 335-344.

18) Pilgrim, A. L., Baylis, D., Jameson, K. A., Cooper, C., Sayer, A. A., Robinson, S. M., et al. (2016). “Measuring Appetite with the Simplified Nutritional Appetite Questionnaire Identifies Hospitalised Older People at Risk of Worse Health Outcomes.” Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging 20(1): 3-7.

19) Stafford, M., Kuh, D. L., Gale, C. R., Mishra, G. and Richards, M. (2016). “Parent-child relationships and offspring’s positive mental wellbeing from adolescence to early older age.” The Journal of Positive Psychology 11(3): 326-337.

20) Syddall, H. E., Westbury, L. D., Simmonds, S. J., Robinson, S., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2016). “Understanding poor health behaviours as predictors of different types of hospital admission in older people: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 70(3): 292-298.

21) Walker-Bone, K., D’Angelo, S., Syddall, H. E., Palmer, K. T., Cooper, C., Coggon, D., et al. (2016). “Heavy manual work throughout the working lifetime and muscle strength among men at retirement age.” Occupational & Environmental Medicine 73(4): 284-286.

22) Westbury, L. D., Syddall, H. E., Simmonds, S. J., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2016). “Identification of risk factors for hospital admission using multiple-failure survival models: a toolkit for researchers.” BMC Medical Research Methodology 16: 46.

2015

1) Amar, K., Stack, E., Fitton, C., Ashburn, A. and Roberts, H. C. (2015). “Fall frequency, predicting falls and participating in falls research: Similarities among people with Parkinson’s disease with and without cognitive impairment.” Parkinsonism & Related Disorders 21(1): 55-60.

2) Baylis, D., Syddall, H. E., Jameson, K. A., Cooper, C., Lord, J. M., Roberts, H. C., et al. (2015). “Cachexia, sarcopenia, inflammaging and outcomes in hospitalised older people (the CaSIO study): Study protocol and preliminary results.” European Geriatric Medicine 6(5): 495-501.

3) Clynes, M. A., Edwards, M. H., Buehring, B., Dennison, E. M., Binkley, N. and Cooper, C. (2015). “Definitions of Sarcopenia: Associations with Previous Falls and Fracture in a Population Sample.” Calcified Tissue International 97(5): 445-452.

4) Edwards, M. H., Ward, K. A., Ntani, G., Parsons, C., Thompson, J., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2015). “Lean mass and fat mass have differing associations with bone microarchitecture assessed by high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography in men and women from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Bone 81: 145-151.

5) Fox, B., Henwood, T., Schaap, L., Bruyere, O., Reginster, J. Y., Beaudart, C., et al. (2015). “Adherence to a standardized protocol for measuring grip strength and appropriate cut-off values in adults over 65 years with sarcopenia: A systematic review protocol.” JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports 13(10): 50-59.

6) Gale, C. R., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2015). “Prevalence of frailty and disability: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Age & Ageing 44(1): 162-165.

7) Gielen, E., O’Neill, T. W., Pye, S. R., Adams, J. E., Wu, F. C., Laurent, M. R., et al. (2015). “Endocrine determinants of incident sarcopenia in middle-aged and elderly European men.” Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle 6(3): 242-252.

8) Keevil, V. L., Luben, R., Dalzell, N., Hayat, S., Sayer, A. A., Wareham, N. J., et al. (2015). “Cross-sectional associations between different measures of obesity and muscle strength in men and women in a British cohort study.” Journal of Nutrition Health & Aging 19(1): 3-11.

9) Keevil, V. L., Wijndaele, K., Luben, R., Sayer, A. A., Wareham, N. J. and Khaw, K. T. (2015). “Television Viewing, Walking Speed, and Grip Strength in a Prospective Cohort Study.” Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 47(4): 735-742.

10) North, T. L., Palmer, T. M., Lewis, S. J., Cooper, R., Power, C., Pattie, A., et al. (2015). “Effect of smoking on physical and cognitive capability in later life: A multicohort study using observational and genetic approaches.” BMJ Open 5 (12) (no pagination)(e008393).

11) Patel, H. P., White, M. C., Westbury, L., Syddall, H. E., Stephens, P. J., Clough, G. F., et al. (2015). “Skeletal muscle morphology in sarcopenia defined using the EWGSOP criteria: findings from the Hertfordshire Sarcopenia Study (HSS).” BMC Geriatr 15: 171.

12) Roberts, H. C., Syddall, H. E., Butchart, J. W., Stack, E. L., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2015). “The Association of Grip Strength With Severity and Duration of Parkinson’s: A Cross-Sectional Study.” Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair 29(9): 889-896.

13) Robison, J., Pilgrim, A. L., Rood, G., Diaper, N., Elia, M., Jackson, A. A., et al. (2015). “Can trained volunteers make a difference at mealtimes for older people in hospital? A qualitative study of the views and experience of nurses, patients, relatives and volunteers in the Southampton Mealtime Assistance Study.” International Journal of Older People Nursing 10(2): 136-145.

14) Simmonds, S. J., Syddall, H. E., Westbury, L. D., Dodds, R. M., Cooper, C. and Aihie Sayer, A. (2015). “Grip strength among community-dwelling older people predicts hospital admission during the following decade.” Age Ageing 44(6): 954-959.

15) Stafford, M., Gale, C. R., Mishra, G., Richards, M., Black, S. and Kuh, D. L. (2015). “Childhood Environment and Mental Wellbeing at Age 60-64 Years: Prospective Evidence from the MRC National Survey of Health and Development.” PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 10(6): e0126683.

16) Syddall, H. E., Westbury, L. D., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2015). “Self-reported walking speed: a useful marker of physical performance among community-dwelling older people?” Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 16(4): 323-328.

2014

1) Agyapong-Badu, S., Warner, M., Samuel, D., Narici, M., Cooper, C. and Stokes, M. (2014). “Anterior thigh composition measured using ultrasound imaging to quantify relative thickness of muscle and non-contractile tissue: a potential biomarker for musculoskeletal health.” Physiological Measurement 35(10): 2165-2176.

2) Alfred, T., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Cooper, C., Deary, I. J., et al. (2014). “Associations between APOE and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol genotypes and cognitive and physical capability: the HALCyon programme.” Age 36(4): 9673.

3) Allerhand, M., Gale, C. R. and Deary, I. J. (2014). “The dynamic relationship between cognitive function and positive well-being in older people: a prospective study using the English Longitudinal Study of Aging.” Psychology & Aging 29(2): 306-318.

4) Ashburn, A., Roberts, L., Pickering, R., Roberts, H. C., Wiles, R., Kunkel, D., et al. (2014). “A design to investigate the feasibility and effects of partnered ballroom dancing on people with Parkinson disease: randomized controlled trial protocol.” JMIR Res Protoc 3(3): e34.

5) Bann, D., Wills, A., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Aihie, S. A., Adams, J., et al. (2014). “Birth weight and growth from infancy to late adolescence in relation to fat and lean mass in early old age: findings from the MRC National Survey of Health and Development.” International Journal of Obesity (2005) 38: 69-75.

6) Baylis, D., Ntani, G., Edwards, M. H., Syddall, H. E., Bartlett, D. B., Dennison, E. M., et al. (2014). “Inflammation, telomere length, and grip strength: a 10-year longitudinal study.” Calcified Tissue International 95(1): 54-63.

7) Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Bann, D., Aihie Sayer, A., Ward, K. A., Adams, J. E., et al. (2014). “Body mass index from age 15 years onwards and muscle mass, strength, and quality in early old age: findings from the MRC National Survey of Health and Development.” Journals of Gerontology Series A-Biological Sciences & Medical Sciences 69(10): 1253-1259.

8) Cooper, R., Stafford, M., Hardy, R., Aihie Sayer, A., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Cooper, C., et al. (2014). “Physical capability and subsequent positive mental wellbeing in older people: findings from five HALCyon cohorts.” Age 36(1): 445-456.

9) Dodds, R. M., Syddall, H. E., Cooper, R., Benzeval, M., Deary, I. J., Dennison, E. M., et al. (2014). “Grip strength across the life course: normative data from twelve British studies.[Erratum appears in J Epidemiol Community Health 2014 Nov;68(11):1108].” PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 9(12): e113637.

10) Elliott, J., Gale, C. R., Parsons, S., Kuh, D. and HALCyon Study Team (2014). “Neighbourhood cohesion and mental wellbeing among older adults: a mixed methods approach.” Social Science & Medicine 107: 44-51.

11) Finucane, F. M., Sharp, S. J., Hatunic, M., Sleigh, A., Rolfe, E. D., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2014). “Liver fat accumulation is associated with reduced hepatic insulin extraction and beta cell dysfunction in healthy older individuals.” Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 6.

12) Gale, C. R., Allerhand, M., Sayer, A. A., Cooper, C. and Deary, I. J. (2014). “The dynamic relationship between cognitive function and walking speed: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Age 36(4): 9682.

13) Gale, C. R., Cooper, C., Deary, I. J. and Aihie Sayer, A. (2014). “Psychological well-being and incident frailty in men and women: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Psychological Medicine 44(4): 697-706.

14) Gale, C. R., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2014). “Framingham cardiovascular disease risk scores and incident frailty: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Age 36(4): 9692.

15) Gardner, M., Bann, D., Wiley, L., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Nitsch, D., et al. (2014). “Gender and telomere length: systematic review and meta-analysis.” Experimental Gerontology 51: 15-27.

16) Okubo, H., Syddall, H. E., Phillips, D. I., Sayer, A. A., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C., et al. (2014). “Dietary total antioxidant capacity is related to glucose tolerance in older people: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Nutrition Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases 24(3): 301-308.

17) Parsons, S., Gale, C. R., Kuh, D. and Elliott, J. (2014). “Physical capability and the advantages and disadvantages of ageing: perceptions of older age by men and women in two British cohorts.” Ageing and Society 34: 452-471.

18) Patel, H. P., Al-Shanti, N., Davies, L. C., Barton, S. J., Grounds, M. D., Tellam, R. L., et al. (2014). “Lean mass, muscle strength and gene expression in community dwelling older men: findings from the Hertfordshire Sarcopenia Study (HSS).” Calcified Tissue International 95(4): 308-316.

19) Roberts, H. C., De Wet, S., Porter, K., Rood, G., Diaper, N., Robison, J., et al. (2014). “The feasibility and acceptability of training volunteer mealtime assistants to help older acute hospital inpatients: the Southampton Mealtime Assistance Study.” Journal of Clinical Nursing 23(21-22): 3240-3249.

20) Roberts, H. C., Syddall, H. E., Sparkes, J., Ritchie, J., Butchart, J., Kerr, A., et al. (2014). “Grip strength and its determinants among older people in different healthcare settings.” Age & Ageing 43(2): 241-246.

21) Sackley, C. M., Smith, C. H., Rick, C., Brady, M. C., Ives, N., Patel, R., et al. (2014). “Lee Silverman voice treatment versus standard NHS speech and language therapy versus control in Parkinson¬ís disease (PD COMM pilot): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.” Trials 15(1): 213.

22) Simmonds, S. J., Syddall, H. E., Walsh, B., Evandrou, M., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C., et al. (2014). “Understanding NHS hospital admissions in England: linkage of Hospital Episode Statistics to the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age & Ageing 43(5): 653-660.

23) Witham, M. D., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E., Cooper, C., McMurdo, M. E. and Sayer, A. A. (2014). “ACE inhibitors, statins and thiazides: no association with change in grip strength among community dwelling older men and women from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age & Ageing 43(5): 661-666.

24) Woo, J., Arai, H., Ng, T. P., Sayer, A. A., Wong, M., Syddall, H., et al. (2014). “Ethnic and geographic variations in muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance measures.” European Geriatric Medicine 5(3): 155-164.

2013

1) Baylis, D., Bartlett, D. B., Patel, H. P. and Roberts, H. C. (2013). “Understanding how we age: insights into inflammaging.” Longev.Healthspan. 2: 8.

2) Baylis, D., Bartlett, D. B., Syddall, H. E., Ntani, G., Gale, C. R., Cooper, C., et al. (2013). “Immune-endocrine biomarkers as predictors of frailty and mortality: a 10-year longitudinal study in community-dwelling older people.” Age (Dordr.) 35: 963-971.

3) Bouillon, K., Kivimaki, M., Hamer, M., Sabia, S., Fransson, E. I., Singh-Manoux, A., et al. (2013). “Measures of frailty in population-based studies: an overview.” BMC Geriatr. 13: 64.

4) Bouillon, K., Sabia, S., Jokela, M., Gale, C. R., Singh-Manoux, A., Shipley, M. J., et al. (2013). “Validating a widely used measure of frailty: are all sub-components necessary? Evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study.” Age (Dordr.) 35: 1457-1465.

5) Cooper, C., Fielding, R., Visser, M., van Loon, L. J., Rolland, Y., Orwoll, E., et al. (2013). “Tools in the assessment of sarcopenia.” Calcif.Tissue Int. 93: 201-210.

6) Costello, P. M., Hollis, L. J., Cripps, R. L., Bearpark, N., Patel, H. P., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2013). “Lower maternal body condition during pregnancy affects skeletal muscle structure and glut-4 protein levels but not glucose tolerance in mature adult sheep.” Reprod.Sci. 20: 1144-1155.

7) den Hoad, M., Luan, J., Langenberg, C., Cooper, C., Sayer, A. A., Jameson, K., et al. (2013). “Evaluation of common genetic variants identified by GWAS for early onset and morbid obesity in population-based samples.” Int.J.Obes.(Lond) 37: 191-196.

8) Dodds, R., Kuh, D., Aihie, S. A. and Cooper, R. (2013). “Physical activity levels across adult life and grip strength in early old age: updating findings from a British birth cohort.” Age Ageing 42: 794-798.

9) Gale, C. R., Baylis, D., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2013). “Inflammatory markers and incident frailty in men and women: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Age (Dordr.) 35: 2493-2501.

10) Gale, C. R., Booth, T., Mottus, R., Kuh, D. and Deary, I. J. (2013). “Neuroticism and Extraversion in youth predict mental wellbeing and life satisfaction 40 years later.” Journal of Research in Personality 47: 687-697.

11) Gardner, M. P., Lightman, S., Sayer, A. A., Cooper, C., Cooper, R., Deeg, D., et al. (2013). “Dysregulation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis and physical performance at older ages: An individual participant meta-analysis.” Psychoneuroendocrinology 38: 40-49.

12) Gardner, M. P., Martin-Ruiz, C., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Sayer, A. A., Cooper, C., et al. (2013). “Telomere length and physical performance at older ages: an individual participant meta-analysis.” PLoS.One. 8: e69526.

13) Hardy, R., Cooper, R., Aihie, S. A., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Cooper, C., Deary, I. J., et al. (2013). “Body mass index, muscle strength and physical performance in older adults from eight cohort studies: the HALCyon programme.” PLoS.One. 8: e56483.

14) Keevil, V., Mazzuin, R. R., Chin, A. V., Jameson, K., Aihie, S. A. and Roberts, H. (2013). “Grip strength in a cohort of older medical inpatients in Malaysia: A pilot study to describe the range, determinants and association with length of hospital stay.” Arch.Gerontol.Geriatr. 56: 155-159.

15) Mithal, A., Bonjour, J. P., Boonen, S., Burckhardt, P., Degens, H., El Hajj, F. G., et al. (2013). “Impact of nutrition on muscle mass, strength, and performance in older adults.” Osteoporos.Int. 24: 1555-1566.

16) Okubo, H., Shaheen, S. O., Ntani, G., Jameson, K. A., Syddall, H. E., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2013). “Processed meat consumption and lung function: modification by antioxidants and smoking.” Eur.Respir.J.

17) Patel, H. P., Syddall, H. E., Jameson, K., Robinson, S., Denison, H., Roberts, H. C., et al. (2013). “Prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older people in the UK using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) definition: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study (HCS).” Age Ageing 42: 378-384.

18) Rizzoli, R., Reginster, J. Y., Arnal, J. F., Bautmans, I., Beaudart, C., Bischoff-Ferrari, H., et al. (2013). “Quality of life in sarcopenia and frailty.” Calcif.Tissue Int. 93: 101-120.

19) Roberts, H. C., Pilgrim, A. L., Elia, M., Jackson, A. A., Cooper, C., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2013). “Southampton mealtime assistance study: design and methods.” BMC.Geriatr. 13: 5.

20) Robinson, S. M., Jameson, K. A., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C. and Aihie, S. A. (2013). “Clustering of lifestyle risk factors and poor physical function in older adults: the Hertfordshire cohort study.” J.Am.Geriatr.Soc. 61: 1684-1691.

21) Sayer, A. A., Robinson, S. M., Patel, H. P., Shavlakadze, T., Cooper, C. and Grounds, M. D. (2013). “New horizons in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of sarcopenia (editorial).” Age Ageing 42: 145-150.

22) Schlotz, W., Phillips, D. I., including Aihie Sayer, A., including Dennison, E. M., including Syddall, H. E., including Jameson, K. A., et al. (2013). “Birth weight and perceived stress reactivity in older age.” Stress.Health 29: 56-63.

23) Ward, K., Adams, J. E., Prentice, A., Aihie Sayer, A. and Cooper, C. (2013). A life course approach to healthy musculoskeletal ageing. A life course approach to healthy ageing. D. Kuh, C. Cooper, R. Hardy, M. Richards and Y. Ben-Shlomo. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

2012

1) Alfred, T., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Cooper, C., Deary, I. J., et al. (2012). “A multi-cohort study of polymorphisms in the GH/IGF axis and physical capability: the HALCyon programme.” PLoS.One. 7: e29883.

2) Bartlett, D. B., Firth, C. M., Phillips, A. C., Moss, P., Baylis, D., Syddall, H., et al. (2012). “The age-related increase in low-grade systemic inflammation (Inflammaging) is not driven by cytomegalovirus infection.” Aging Cell 11: 912-915.

3) Cooper, C., Dere, W., Evans, W., Kanis, J. A., Rizzoli, R., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2012). “Frailty and sarcopenia: definitions and outcome parameters.” Osteoporos.Int. 23: 1839-1848.

4) Denison, H. J., Jameson, K. A., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2012). “Patterns of dietary supplement use among older men and women in the UK: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” J.Nutr.Health Aging 16: 307-311.

5) Dodds, R., Denison, H. J., Ntani, G., Cooper, R., Cooper, C., Sayer, A. A., et al. (2012). “Birth weight and muscle strength: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” J.Nutr.Health Aging 16: 609-615.

6) Dodds, R., Macdonald-Wallis, C., Kapasi, T., Sayer, A. A., Robinson, S., Godfrey, K., et al. (2012). “Grip strength at 4 years in relation to birth weight.” Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 3(02): 111-115.

7) Gale, C. R., Allerhand, M., Deary, I. J. and Team, H. S. (2012). “Is there a bidirectional relationship between depressive symptoms and cognitive ability in older people? A prospective study using the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.” Psychological Medicine 42(10): 2057-2069.

8) Gale, C. R., Cooper, R., Craig, L., Elliott, J., Kuh, D., Richards, M., et al. (2012). “Cognitive function in childhood and lifetime cognitive change in relation to mental wellbeing in four cohorts of older people.” PLoS.One. 7: e44860.

9) Gale, C. R., Syddall, H. E., Bergman, H., Brunner, E. J., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2012). “Close relationships and risk of frailty: the hertfordshire cohort study.” J.Am.Geriatr.Soc. 60: 390-392.

10) Inskip, H., Macdonald-Wallis, C., Kapasi, T., Robinson, S., Godfrey, K., Cooper, C., et al. (2012). “Associations between grip strength of parents and their 4-year-old children: findings from the Southampton Women’s Survey.” Paediatr.Perinat.Epidemiol. 26: 27-33.

11) Kuh, D., Cooper, R., Richards, M., Gale, C., von, Z. T. and Guralnik, J. (2012). “A life course approach to healthy ageing: the HALCyon programme.” Public Health 126: 193-195.

12) Mottus, R., Gale, C. R., Starr, J. M. and Deary, I. J. (2012). “‘On the street where you live’: Neighbourhood deprivation and quality of life among community-dwelling older people in Edinburgh, Scotland.” Soc.Sci.Med. 74: 1368-1374.

13) Patel, H. P., Jameson, K. A., Syddall, H. E., Martin, H. J., Stewart, C. E., Cooper, C., et al. (2012). “Developmental influences, muscle morphology, and sarcopenia in community-dwelling older men.” J.Gerontol.A Biol.Sci.Med.Sci. 67: 82-87.

14) Roberts, H. C., Sparkes, J., Syddall, H., Butchart, J., Ritchie, J., Cooper, C., et al. (2012). “Is measuring grip strength acceptable to older people? Views from four healthcare settings.” Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice 1: 135-140.

15) Roberts, H. C., Syddall, H. E., Cooper, C. and Aihie, S. A. (2012). “Is grip strength associated with length of stay in hospitalised older patients admitted for rehabilitation? Findings from the Southampton grip strength study.” Age Ageing 41: 641-646.

16) Robinson, S., Cooper, C. and Aihie, S. A. (2012). “Nutrition and sarcopenia: a review of the evidence and implications for preventive strategies.” J.Aging Res. 2012: 510801.

17) Robinson, S. M., Simmonds, S. J., Jameson, K. A., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C., et al. (2012). “Muscle strength in older community-dwelling men is related to type of milk feeding in infancy.” J.Gerontol.A Biol.Sci.Med.Sci. 67: 990-996.

18) Samuel, D., Wilson, K., Martin, H. J., Allen, R., Sayer, A. A. and Stokes, M. (2012). “Age-associated changes in hand grip and quadriceps muscle strength ratios in healthy adults.” Aging Clin.Exp.Res. 24: 245-250.

19) Stevens, P. J., Syddall, H. E., Patel, H. P., Martin, H. J., Cooper, C. and Aihie, S. A. (2012). “Is Grip Strength a Good Marker of Physical Performance among Community-Dwelling Older People?” J.Nutr.Health Aging 16: 769-774.

20) Veenendaal, M. V., de Rooij, S. R., Painter, R. C., Robinson, S. M., Osmond, C., Aihie Sayer, A., et al. (2012). “Grip strength at age 58 after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine.” Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice 1: 29-32.

21) Verschuur, C. A., Dowell, A., Syddall, H. E., Ntani, G., Simmonds, S. J., Baylis, D., et al. (2012). “Markers of inflammatory status are associated with hearing threshold in older people: findings from the Hertfordshire ageing study.” Age Ageing 41: 92-97.

2011

1) Alfred, T., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Cooper, C., Deary, I. J., et al. (2011). “Absence of association of a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the TERT-CLPTM1L locus with age-related phenotypes in a large multicohort study: the HALCyon programme.” Aging Cell 10: 520-532.

2) Birnie, K., Cooper, R., Martin, R. M., Kuh, D., Sayer, A. A., Alvarado, B. E., et al. (2011). “Childhood socioeconomic position and objectively measured physical capability levels in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” PLoS.One. 6: e15564.

3) Cooper, R., Hardy, R., Aihie, S. A., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Birnie, K., Cooper, C., et al. (2011). “Age and Gender Differences in Physical Capability Levels from Mid-Life Onwards: The Harmonisation and Meta-Analysis of Data from Eight UK Cohort Studies.” PLoS.One. 6: e27899.

4) Cooper, R., Kuh, D., Cooper, C., Gale, C. R., Lawlor, D. A., Matthews, F., et al. (2011). “Objective measures of physical capability and subsequent health: a systematic review.” Age Ageing 40: 14-23.

5) Gale, C. R., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2011). “Neighbourhood environment and positive mental health in older people: The Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Health Place. 17: 867-874.

6) Gale, C. R., Sayer, A. A., Cooper, C., Dennison, E. M., Starr, J. M., Whalley, L. J., et al. (2011). “Factors associated with symptoms of anxiety and depression in five cohorts of community-based older people: the HALCyon (Healthy Ageing across the Life Course) Programme.” Psychol.Med. 41: 2057-2073.

7) Green, S. M., Martin, H. J., Roberts, H. C. and Sayer, A. A. (2011). “A systematic review of the use of volunteers to improve mealtime care of adult patients or residents in institutional settings.” J Clin Nurs. 20: 1810-1823.

8) Martin, H., Aihie, S. A., Jameson, K., Syddall, H., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C., et al. (2011). “Does diet influence physical performance in community-dwelling older people? Findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age Ageing 40: 181-186.

9) Mishra, G. D., Gale, C. R., Sayer, A. A., Cooper, C., Dennison, E. M., Whalley, L. J., et al. (2011). “How useful are the SF-36 sub-scales in older people? Mokken scaling of data from the HALCyon programme.” Qual.Life Res. 20: 1005-1010.

10) Patel, H., Syddall, H. E., Martin, H. J., Cooper, C., Stewart, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2011). “The feasibility and acceptability of muscle biopsy in epidemiological studies: findings from the Hertfordshire sarcopenia study (HSS).” J Nutr.Health Aging 15: 10-15.

11) Phillips, A. C., Carroll, D., Gale, C. R., Drayson, M. and Batty, G. D. (2011). “Lymphocyte cell counts in middle age are positively associated with subsequent all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.” QJM 104: 319-324.

12) Poynter, L., Kwan, J., Sayer, A. A. and Vassallo, M. (2011). “Does cognitive impairment affect rehabilitation outcome?” J.Am.Geriatr.Soc. 59: 2108-2111.

13) Roberts, H. C., Denison, H. J., Martin, H. J., Patel, H. P., Syddall, H., Cooper, C., et al. (2011). “A review of the measurement of grip strength in clinical and epidemiological studies: towards a standardised approach.” Age Ageing 40: 423-429.

2010

1) Ashfield, T. A., Syddall, H. E., Martin, H. J., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C. and Aihie, S. A. (2010). “Grip strength and cardiovascular drug use in older people: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age Ageing 39: 185-191.

2) Barr, J. G., Veena, S. R., Kiran, K. N., Wills, A. K., Winder, N. R., Kehoe, S., et al. (2010). “The relationship of birthweight, muscle size at birth and post-natal growth to grip strength in 9-year-old Indian children: findings from the Mysore Parthenon study.” Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 1(5): 329-337.

3) Cooper, R., Kuh, D., Hardy, R. and Mortality Review Group (including Cooper, C., Aihie Sayer,A.,Gale,C.R.,Syddall,H.E.) (2010). “Objectively measured physical capability levels and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis.” BMJ 341: c4467.

4) De Lucia, R. E., Sleigh, A., Finucane, F. M., Brage, S., Stolk, R. P., Cooper, C., et al. (2010). “Ultrasound measurements of visceral and subcutaneous abdominal thickness to predict abdominal adiposity among older men and women.” Obesity.(Silver.Spring) 18: 625-631.

5) Finucane, F. M., Sharp, S. J., Purslow, L. R., Horton, K., Horton, J., Savage, D. B., et al. (2010). “The effects of aerobic exercise on metabolic risk, insulin sensitivity and intrahepatic lipid in healthy older people from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study: a randomised controlled trial.” Diabetologia 53: 624-631.

6) Gale, C. R., Allerhand, M., Sayer, A. A., Cooper, C., Dennison, E. M., Starr, J. M., et al. (2010). “The structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in four cohorts of community-based, healthy older people: the HALCyon program.” Int Psychogeriatr. 22: 559-571.

7) Kajantie, E., Osmond, C., Barker, D. J. and Eriksson, J. G. (2010). “Preterm birth–a risk factor for type 2 diabetes? The Helsinki birth cohort study.” Diabetes Care 33: 2623-2625.

8) Kalula, S. Z., Swingler, G. H., Sayer, A. A., Badri, M. and Ferreira, M. (2010). “Does chair type influence outcome in the timed “Up and Go” test in older persons?” J Nutr.Health Aging 14: 319-323.

9) Patel, H. P., Syddall, H. E., Martin, H. J., Stewart, C. E., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2010). “Hertfordshire sarcopenia study: design and methods.” BMC.Geriatr. 10: 43.

10) Sayer, A. A. (2010). “Sarcopenia.” BMJ 341: c4097.

11) Sayer, A. A., Stewart, C., Patel, H. and Cooper, C. (2010). “The developmental origins of sarcopenia: from epidemiological evidence to underlying mechanisms.” Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 1(3): 150-157.

12) Shaheen, S. O., Jameson, K. A., Syddall, H. E., Aihie, S. A., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C., et al. (2010). “The relationship of dietary patterns with adult lung function and COPD.” Eur.Respir.J 36: 277-284.

13) Syddall, H., Roberts, H. C., Evandrou, M., Cooper, C., Bergman, H. and Aihie, S. A. (2010). “Prevalence and correlates of frailty among community-dwelling older men and women: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age Ageing 39: 197-203.

14) Syddall, H. E., Simmonds, S. J., Martin, H. J., Watson, C., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C., et al. (2010). “Cohort profile: The Hertfordshire Ageing Study (HAS).” Int J Epidemiol. 39: 36-43.

2009

1) Cooper, C., Aihie Sayer, A., Mishra, G. and Kuh, D. (2009). Developmental origins of musculoskeletal disease. Early life origins of human health and disease. J. P. Newnham and M. G. Ros. Basel, Karger: 100-112.

2) Deary, I. J., Gale, C. R., Stewart, M. C., Fowkes, F. G., Murray, G. D., Batty, G. D., et al. (2009). “Intelligence and persisting with medication for two years: Analysis in a randomised controlled trial.” Intelligence. 37: 607-612.

3) Finucane, F. M., Horton, J., Purslow, L. R., Savage, D. B., Brage, S., Besson, H., et al. (2009). “Randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of aerobic exercise in reducing metabolic risk in healthy older people: The Hertfordshire Physical Activity Trial.” BMC.Endocr.Disord. 9: 15.

4) Martin, H. J., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2009). “Physical performance and physical activity in older people: are developmental influences important?” Gerontology 55: 186-193.

5) Robinson, S., Syddall, H., Jameson, K., Batelaan, S., Martin, H., Dennison, E. M., et al. (2009). “Current patterns of diet in community-dwelling older men and women: results from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age Ageing 38: 594-599.

6) Syddall, H., Evandrou, M., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2009). “Social inequalities in grip strength, physical function, and falls among community dwelling older men and women: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” J.Aging Health 21: 913-939.

7) Syddall, H. E., Martin, H. J., Harwood, R. H., Cooper, C. and Aihie, S. A. (2009). “The SF-36: a Simple, Effective Measure of Mobility-Disability for Epidemiological Studies.” J.Nutr.Health Aging 13: 57-62.

2008

1) Martin, H. J., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2008). “Relationship between customary physical activity, muscle strength and physical performance in older men and women: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age Ageing 37: 589-593.

2) Martin, H. J., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Cox, V. A., Cooper, C. and Aihie Sayer, A. (2008). “Assessing Physical Activity in Older People: Findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” The Open Geriatric Medicine Journal 1: 43-49.

3) Robinson, S. M., Jameson, K. A., Batelaan, S. F., Martin, H. J., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., et al. (2008). “Diet and its relationship with grip strength in community-dwelling older men and women: the Hertfordshire cohort study.” J Am Geriatr.Soc. 56(1): 84-90.

4) Sayer, A. A., Dennison, E. M., Syddall, H. E., Jameson, K., Martin, H. J. and Cooper, C. (2008). “The developmental origins of sarcopenia: using peripheral quantitative computed tomography to assess muscle size in older people.” J Gerontol.A Biol.Sci Med Sci 63: 835-840.

5) Sayer, A. A., Syddall, H., Martin, H., Patel, H., Baylis, D. and Cooper, C. (2008). “The developmental origins of sarcopenia.” J Nutr.Health Aging 12: 427-432.

6) Ugboma, I., Syddall, H. E., Cox, V., Cooper, C., Briggs, R. and Aihie Sayer, A. (2008). “Coding geriatric syndromes: how good are we?” CME Journal Geriatric Medicine 10: 34-36.

2007

1) Aihie Sayer, A. and Cooper, C. (2007). “Aging, sarcopenia and the life course.” Rev.Clin.Gerontol. 16: 265-274.

2) Gale, C. R., Martyn, C. N., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2007). “Grip strength, body composition, and mortality.” Int.J Epidemiol. 36(1): 228-235.

3) Inskip, H. M., Godfrey, K. M., Martin, H. J., Simmonds, S. J., Cooper, C. and Aihie Sayer, A. (2007). “Size at birth and its relation to muscle strength in young adult women.” J Intern.Med. 262(3): 368-374.

4) Pain, H., Gale, C. R., Watson, C., Cox, V., Cooper, C. and Sayer, A. A. (2007). “Readiness of elders to use assistive devices to maintain their independence in the home.” Age Ageing 36(4): 465-467.

5) Sayer, A. A., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Martin, H. J., Phillips, D. I., Cooper, C., et al. (2007). “Grip strength and the metabolic syndrome: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” QJM. 100(11): 707-713.

6) Schlotz, W., Ambery, P., Syddall, H. E., Crozier, S. R., Sayer, A. A., Cooper, C., et al. (2007). “Specific associations of insulin resistance with impaired health-related quality of life in the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Qual.Life Res. 16(3): 429-436.

2006

1) Cooper, C., Aihie Sayer, A. and Dennison, E. M. (2006). The developmental environment: clinical perspectives on the effect on the musculoskeletal system. Developmental origins of health and disease. M. A. Hanson and P. Gluckman. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 392-405.

2) Kerr, A., Syddall, H. E., Cooper, C., Turner, G. F., Briggs, R. S. and Sayer, A. A. (2006). “Does admission grip strength predict length of stay in hospitalised older patients?” Age Ageing 35: 82-84.

3) Kuh, D., Hardy, R., Butterworth, S., Okell, L., Richards, M., Wadsworth, M., et al. (2006). “Developmental origins of midlife physical performance: evidence from a British birth cohort.” Am J Epidemiol 164: 110-121.

4) Kuh, D., Hardy, R., Butterworth, S., Okell, L., Wadsworth, M., Cooper, C., et al. (2006). “Developmental origins of midlife grip strength: findings from a birth cohort study.” J Gerontol.A Biol.Sci Med Sci 61: 702-706.

5) Martin, H. J., Yule, V., Syddall, H. E., Dennison, E. M., Cooper, C. and Aihie Sayer, A. (2006). “Is hand-held dynamometry useful for the measurement of quadriceps strength in older people? A comparison with the gold standard biodex dynamometry.” Gerontology 52: 154-159.

6) Roberts, H. C., Hemsley, Z. M., Thomas, G., Meakins, P., Powell, J., Robison, J., et al. (2006). “Nurse-led implementation of the single assessment process in primary care: a descriptive feasibility study.” Age Ageing 35: 394-398.

7) Robinson, S. M., Batelaan, S. F., Syddall, H. E., Sayer, A. A., Dennison, E. M., Martin, H. J., et al. (2006). “Combined effects of dietary fat and birth weight on serum cholesterol concentrations: the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Am J Clin Nutr 84: 237-244.

8) Sayer, A. A., Syddall, H. E., Martin, H. J., Dennison, E. M., Anderson, F. H. and Cooper, C. (2006). “Falls, sarcopenia, and growth in early life: findings from the hertfordshire cohort study.” Am J Epidemiol 164: 665-671.

9) Sayer, A. A., Syddall, H. E., Martin, H. J., Dennison, E. M., Roberts, H. C. and Cooper, C. (2006). “Is grip strength associated with health-related quality of life? Findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Age Ageing 35: 409-415.

2005

1) Phillips, D. I., Goulden, P., Syddall, H. E., Aihie Sayer, A., Dennison, E. M., Martin, H., et al. (2005). “Fetal and infant growth and glucose tolerance in the hertfordshire cohort study: a study of men and women born between 1931 and 1939.” Diabetes 54 Suppl 2: S145-S150.

2) Sayer, A. A. and Cooper, C. (2005). “Fetal programming of body composition and musculoskeletal development.” Early Hum.Dev. 81: 735-744.

3) Sayer, A. A., Dennison, E. M., Syddall, H. E., Gilbody, H. J., Phillips, D. I. and Cooper, C. (2005). “Type 2 Diabetes, Muscle Strength, and Impaired Physical Function: The tip of the iceberg?” Diabetes Care 28: 2541-2542.

4) Syddall, H. E., Sayer, A. A., Dennison, E. M., Martin, H. J., Barker, D. J. and Cooper, C. (2005). “Cohort Profile: The Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Int J Epidemiol 34: 1234-1242.

5) Syddall, H. E., Sayer, A. A., Simmonds, S. J., Osmond, C., Cox, V., Dennison, E. M., et al. (2005). “Birth Weight, Infant Weight Gain, and Cause-specific Mortality: The Hertfordshire Cohort Study.” Am.J Epidemiol 161: 1074-1080.