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Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Education & Training

  • M.S.P.H., University of North Carolina School of Public Hlth , 1986
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 1989

Memberships

  • Am Geriatrics Society
  • Am Heart Association
  • Gerontological Society Of Amer
Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D.

Stephen Kritchevsky, Ph.D.

Director, Sticht Center on Aging
Deputy Director, Translational Science Institute
Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Translational Science Institute
Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Sticht Center on Aging
WFU Primate Center
Center for Integrative Medicine
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

aging, anthropology/ethnography, arthritis, cognition/learning, diabetes, education/training (all f, t,, epidemiology, fitness/physical, genetics/genome, obesity, osteoporosis, temporary

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-8548 | Department: 336-713-8570

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Recent Publications

Wilson VK, Houston DK, Kilpatrick L, Lovato J, Yaffe K, Cauley JA, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, Ayonayon HN, Kritchevsky SB, Sink KM. Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin d and cognitive function in older adults: the health, aging and body composition study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(4):636-641.

Marti CN, Khan H, Mann DL, Georgiopoulou VV, Bibbins-Domingo K, Harris T, Koster A, Newman A, Kritchevsky SB, Kalogeropoulos AP, Butler J. Soluble tumor necrosis factor receptors and heart failure risk in older adults: Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Circ Heart Fail. 2014;7(1):5-11.

Kritchevsky SB. Obesity in the sarcopenia era [editorial]. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(1):61-62.

Murphy RA, Register TC, Shively CA, Carr JJ, Ge Y, Heilbrun ME, Cummings SR, Koster A, Nevitt MC, Satterfield S, Tylvasky FA, Strotmeyer ES, Newman AB, Simonsick EM, Scherzinger A, Goodpaster BH, Launer LJ, Eiriksdottir G,. Adipose tissue density, a novel biomarker predicting mortality risk in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(1):109-117.

Vishwanathan R, Iannaccone A, Scott TM, Kritchevsky SB, Jennings BJ, Carboni G, Forma G, Satterfield S, Harris T, Johnson KC, Schalch W, Renzi LM, Rosano C, Johnson EJ. Macular pigment optical density is related to cognitive function in older people. Age Ageing. 2014;43(2):271-275.

Murphy RA, Reinders I, Register TC, Ayonayon HN, Newman AB, Satterfield S, Goodpaster BH, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB. Associations of BMI and adipose tissue area and density with incident mobility limitation and poor performance in older adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014;99(5):1059-1065.

Beavers KM, Gordon M, Beavers D, Hairston K, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky S, Vitolins M. Relationship between change in body composition and physical function in abdominally obese, older adults undergoing 12-weeks of caloric restriction [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(Suppl 1):S20.

Feng X, Todd T, Hu Y, Lintzenich CR, Carr JJ, Browne JD, Kritchevsky SB, Butler SG. Age-related changes of hyoid bone position in healthy older adults with aspiration. Laryngoscope. 2014;124(6):E231-E236.

Brinkley TE, Leng X, Chughtai HL, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB, Ding J, Kitzman DW, Hundley WG. Periaortic fat and cardiovascular risk: a comparison of high-risk older adults and age-matched healthy controls. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014;():.

Alley DE, Shardell MD, Peters KW, McLean RR, Dam TT, Kenny AM, Fragala MS, Harris TB, Kiel DP, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L, Kritchevsky SB, Studenski SA, Vassileva MT, Cawthon PM. Grip strength cutpoints for the identification of clinically relevant weakness. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(5):559-566.

Cawthon PM, Peters KW, Shardell MD, McLean RR, Dam TT, Kenny AM, Fragala MS, Harris TB, Kiel DP, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L, Kritchevsky SB, Vassileva MT, Studenski SA, Alley DE. Cutpoints for low appendicular lean mass that identify older adults with clinically significant weakness. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(5):567-575.

Dam TT, Peters KW, Fragala M, Cawthon PM, Harris TB, McLean R, Shardell M, Alley DE, Kenny A, Ferrucci L, Guralnik J, Kiel DP, Kritchevsky S, Vassileva MT, Studenski S. An evidence-based comparison of operational criteria for the presence of sarcopenia. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(5):584-590.

Vaz Fragoso CA, Beavers DP, Hankinson JL, Flynn G, Berra K, Kritchevsky SB, Liu CK, McDermott MM, Manini TM, Rejeski WJ, Gill TM. Respiratory impairment and dyspnea and their associations with physical inactivity and mobility in sedentary community-dwelling older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(4):622-628.

Studenski SA, Peters KW, Alley DE, Cawthon PM, McLean RR, Harris TB, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Fragala MS, Kenny AM, Kiel DP, Kritchevsky SB, Shardell MD, Dam TT, Vassileva MT. The FNIH sarcopenia project: rationale, study description, conference recommendations, and final estimates. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(5):547-558.

Liu CK, Leng X, Hsu FC, Kritchevsky SB, Ding J, Earnest CP, Ferrucci L, Goodpaster BH, Guralnik JM, Lenchik L, Pahor M, Fielding RA. The impact of sarcopenia on a physical activity intervention: the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot Study (LIFE-P). J Nutr Health Aging. 2014;18(1):59-64.

McLean RR, Shardell MD, Alley DE, Cawthon PM, Fragala MS, Harris TB, Kenny AM, Peters KW, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Kritchevsky SB, Kiel DP, Vassileva MT, Xue QL, Perera S, Studenski SA, Dam TT. Criteria for clinically relevant weakness and low lean mass and their longitudinal association with incident mobility impairment and mortality: the foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Sarcopenia Project. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(5):576-583.

Hugenschmidt CE, Burdette JH, Morgan AR, Williamson JD, Kritchevsky SB, Laurienti PJ. Graph theory analysis of functional brain networks and mobility disability in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;():.

Espeland MA, Rapp SR, Bray GA, Houston DK, Johnson KC, Kitabchi AE, Hergenroeder AL, Williamson J, Jakicic JM, van Dorsten B, Kritchevsky SB. Long-term impact of behavioral weight loss intervention on cognitive function. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;69(9):1101-1108.

Pahor M, Guralnik JM, Ambrosius WT, Blair S, Bonds DE, Church TS, Espeland MA, Fielding RA, Gill TM, Groessl EJ, King AC, Kritchevsky SB, Manini TM, McDermott MM, Miller ME, Newman AB, Rejeski WJ, Sink KM, Williamson JD. Effect of structured physical activity on prevention of major mobility disability in older adults: the LIFE study randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014;311(23):2387-2396.

Bolandzadeh N, Liu-Ambrose T, Aizenstein H, Harris T, Launer L, Yaffe K, Kritchevsky SB, Newman A, Rosano C.. Pathways linking regional hyperintensities in the brain and slower gait. Neuroimage. 2014;99():7-13.

Vaz Fragoso CA, Miller ME, Fielding RA, King AC, Kritchevsky SB, McDermott MM, Myers V, Newman AB, Pahor M, Gill TM. Sleep-wake disturbances in sedentary community-dwelling elderly adults with functional limitations. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014;62(6):1064-1072.

Khan H, Kalogeropoulos AP, Zannad F, Marti CN, Wilson PW, Georgiopoulou VV, Kanaya AM, Newman AB, Schelbert E, Harris TB, Kritchevsky S, Yancy C, Gheorghiade M, Fonarow GC, Butler J. Incident heart failure in relation to vascular disease: insights from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Eur J Heart Fail. 2014;16(5):526-534.

Kritchevsky SB, Williamson J. Putting function first [commentary]. J Nutr Health Aging. 2014;18(5):467-468.

Driver TH, Katz R, Ix JH, Magnani JW, Peralta CA, Parikh CR, Fried L, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Sarnak MJ, Shlipak MG. Urinary kidney injury molecule 1 (KIM-1) and interleukin 18 (IL-18) as risk markers for heart failure in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014;64(1):49-56.

Loth DW, Artigas MS, Gharib SA, Wain LV, Franceschini N, Koch B, Pottinger TD, Smith AV, Duan Q, Oldmeadow C, Lee MK, Strachan DP, James AL, Huffman JE, Vitart V, Ramasamy A, Wareham NJ, Kaprio J, Wang XQ, Trochet H, Kahonen M, Flexeder C, Albrecht E. Genome-wide association analysis identifies six new loci associated with forced vital capacity. Nat Genet. 2014;46(7):669-677.

Andersen MM, Kritchevsky SB, Morgan TM, Hire DG, Vasu S, Brinkley TE, Kitzman DW, Hamilton CA, Soots S, Hundley WG. Increased cardiovascular stiffness and impaired age-related functional status. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;():.

Genther DJ, Betz J, Pratt S, Kritchevsky SB, Martin KR, Harris TB, Helzner E, Satterfield S, Xue QL, Yaffe K, Simonsick EM, Lin FR. Association of hearing impairment and mortality in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;():.

Goldenstein L, Driver TH, F Fried L, Rifkin DE, Patel KV, Yenchek RH, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Sarnak MJ, Shlipak MG, Ix JH. Serum bicarbonate concentrations and kidney disease progression in community-living elders: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014;64(4):542-549.

Tang W, Kowgier M, Loth DW, Soler Artigas M, Joubert BR, Hodge E, Gharib SA, Smith AV, Ruczinski I, Gudnason V, Mathias RA, Harris TB, Hansel NN, Launer LJ, Barnes KC, Hansen JG, Albrecht E, Aldrich MC, Allerhand M, Barr RG, Brusselle GG, Couper DJ,. Large-scale genome-wide association studies and meta-analyses of longitudinal change in adult lung function. PLoS One. 2014;9(7):e100776.

Tyrrell DJ, Bharadwaj MS, Van Horn CG, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ, Molina AJ. Respirometric profiling of muscle mitochondria and blood cells are associated with differences in gait speed among community-dwelling older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;():.

Vimaleswaran KS, Cavadino A, Berry DJ, Jorde R, Dieffenbach AK, Lu C, Alves AC, Heerspink HJ, Tikkanen E, Eriksson J, Wong A, Mangino M, Jablonski KA, Nolte IM, Houston DK, Ahluwalia TS, van der Most PJ, Pasko D, Zgaga L, Thiering E, Vitart V,. Association of vitamin D status with arterial blood pressure and hypertension risk: a mendelian randomisation study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2014;2(9):719-729.

Kositsawat J, Kuchel GA, Tooze JA, Houston DK, Cauley JA, Kritchevsky SB, Strotmeyer ES, Kanaya AM, Harris TB, Johnson KC, Barry LC. Vitamin D insufficiency and abnormal hemoglobin A1c in black and white older persons. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014;():.

Beavers KM, Miller ME, Rejeski WJ, Nicklas BJ, Krichevsky SB [sic] [Kritchevsky SB]. Fat mass loss predicts gain in physical function with intentional weight loss in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(1):80-86.

Houston DK, Neiberg RH, Tooze JA, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Shea MK, Schwartz GG, Williamson JD, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. Low 25-hydroxyvitamin D predicts the onset of mobility limitation and disability in community-dwelling older adults: the Health ABC Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(2):181-187.

Nettleton JA, Hivert MF, Lemaitre RN, McKeown NM, Mozaffarian D, Tanaka T, Wojczynski MK, Hruby A, Djousse L, Ngwa JS, Follis JL, Dimitriou M, Ganna A, Houston DK, Kanoni S, Mikkila V, Manichaikul A, Ntalla I, Renstrom F,. Meta-analysis investigating associations between healthy diet and fasting glucose and insulin levels and modification by loci associated with glucose homeostasis in data from 15 cohorts. Am J Epidemiol. 2013;177(2):103-115.

Beavers KM, Beavers DP, Houston DK, Harris TB, Hue TF, Koster A, Newman AB, Simonsick EM, Studenski SA, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB. Associations between body composition and gait-speed decline: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;97(3):552-560.

Choi SJ, Shively CA, Register TC, Feng X, Stehle J, High K, Ip E, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas B, Delbono O. Force-generation capacity of single vastus lateralis muscle fibers and physical function decline with age in African green vervet monkeys.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(3):258-267.

Hruby A, Ngwa JS, Renstrom F, Wojczynski MK, Ganna A, Hallmans G, Houston DK, Jacques PF, Kanoni S, Lehtimaki T, Lemaitre RN, Manichaikul A, North KE, Ntalla I, Sonestedt E, Tanaka T, van Rooij FJ, Bandinelli S, Djousse L, Grigoriou E,. Higher magnesium intake is associated with lower fasting glucose and insulin, with no evidence of interaction with select genetic loci, in a meta-analysis of 15 CHARGE Consortium Studies. J Nutr. 2013;143(3):345-353.

Leishear K, Studenski SA, Ferrucci L, de Rekeneire N, Kritchevsky SB, Vinik AI, Hogervorst E, Harris TB, Newman AB, Strotmeyer ES. Vitamin B12 and peripheral nerve function in elderly adults: "functional" B12 deficiency as a confounding variable [response letter]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(2):312-313.

Kim S, Edwards A, Rustowicz L, Roach C, Marsh A, Rejeski J, Kritchevsky S, Groban L. Do sex differences in preoperative mobility, nutrition, and frailty status predict length of hospital stay among older noncardiac surgical patients? [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(Suppl 1):S127.

Beavers KM, Hsu FC, Houston DK, Beavers DP, Harris TB, Hue TF, Kim LJ, Koster A, Penninx BW, Simonsick EM, Strotmeyer ES, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. The role of metabolic syndrome, adiposity, and inflammation in physical performance in the Health ABC Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(5):617-623.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Tooze JA, Kritchevsky SB, Williamson JD, Pardee TS, Ellis LR, Powell BL. Geriatric assessment predicts survival for older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia. Blood. 2013;121(21):4287-4294.

Vimaleswaran KS, Berry DJ, Lu C, Tikkanen E, Pilz S, Hiraki LT, Cooper JD, Dastani Z, Li R, Houston DK, Wood AR, Michaelsson K, Vandenput L, Zgaga L, Yerges-Armstrong LM, McCarthy MI, Dupuis J, Kaakinen M, Kleber ME, Jameson K,. Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts. PLoS Med. 2013;10(2):e1001383.

Leishear K, Studenski SA, Ferrucci L, de Rekeneire N, Kritchevsky SB, Vinik AI, Hogervorst E, Harris TB, Newman AB, Strotmeyer ES. Response letter to Lawrence Solomon. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(2):312-313.

McClain J, Hsu F, Brown E, Burke G, Carr J, Harris T, Kritchevsky S, Szklo M, Tracy R, Ding J. Pericardial adipose tissue and coronary artery calcification in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013;21(5):1056-1063.

Shea M, Kritchevsky SB, Hsu F-C, Nevitt MC, Kwoh C, Booth SL, Vermeer C, Loeser RF. Vitamin K status and MRI-based knee osteoarthritis characteristics in community-dwelling older adults: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2013;21():S152-S153.

Shea MK, Kritchevsky SB, Nevitt MC, Kwoh CK, Booth SL, Vermeer C, Loeser RF. Vitamin K status and structural knee osteoarthritis characteristics in community-dwelling adults: the Healthy Aging and Body Composition Study [abstract]. FASEB J. 2013;27(1 Meeting Abstracts):634.4.

Murphy RA, Nalls MA, Keller M, Garcia M, Kritchevsky SB, Tylavsky FA, Newman AB, Tranah GJ, Eiriksdottir G, Gudnason V, Harris TB. Candidate gene association study of BMI-related loci, weight, and adiposity in old age. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(6):661-666.

Tanaka T, Ngwa JS, van Rooij FJ, Zillikens MC, Wojczynski MK, Frazier-Wood AC, Houston DK, Kanoni S, Lemaitre RN, Luan J, Mikkila V, Renstrom F, Sonestedt E, Zhao JH, Chu AY, Qi L, Chasman DI, de Oliveira Otto MC,. Genome-wide meta-analysis of observational studies shows common genetic variants associated with macronutrient intake. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;97(6):1395-1402.

Milaneschi Y, Cesari M, Simonsick EM, Vogelzangs N, Kanaya AM, Yaffe K, Patrignani P, Metti A, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M, Ferrucci L, Penninx BW. Lipid peroxidation and depressed mood in community-dwelling older men and women. PLoS One. 2013;8(6):e65406.

Callahan K, Kritchevsky S, Yaffe K, Miller ME, Hire D, Ayonayon H, Cawthon P, Duncan P, Harris T, Rosano C, Satterfield S, Williamson J. Preclinical cognitive impairment: a risk factor for rehospitalization [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(Suppl 1):S106.

Marsh AP, Shea MK, Vance Locke RM, Miller ME, Isom S, Miller GD, Nicklas BJ, Lyles MF, Carr JJ, Kritchevsky SB. Resistance training and pioglitazone lead to improvements in muscle power during voluntary weight loss in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(7):828-836.

Groffen DA, Koster A, Bosma H, van den Akker M, Kempen GI, van Eijk JT, van Gool CH, Penninx BW, Harris TB, Rubin SM, Pahor M, Schulz R, Simonsick EM, Perry SE, Ayonayon HN, Kritchevsky SB. Unhealthy lifestyles do not mediate the relationship between socioeconomic status and incident depressive symptoms: the Health ABC study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2013;21(7):664-674.

Shea MK, Booth SL, Miller ME, Burke GL, Chen H, Cushman M, Tracy RP, Kritchevsky SB. Association between circulating vitamin K1 and coronary calcium progression in community-dwelling adults: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;98(1):197-208.

Feng X, Todd T, Lintzenich CR, Ding J, Carr JJ, Ge Y, Browne JD, Kritchevsky SB, Butler SG. Aging-related geniohyoid muscle atrophy is related to aspiration status in healthy older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(7):853-860.

Smith CE, Ngwa J, Tanaka T, Qi Q, Wojczynski MK, Lemaitre RN, Anderson JS, Manichaikul A, Mikkila V, van Rooij FJ, Ye Z, Bandinelli S, Frazier-Wood AC, Houston DK, Hu F, Langenberg C, McKeown NM, Mozaffarian D, North KE,. Lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 variants and dietary fatty acids: meta-analysis of European origin and African American studies. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013;37(9):1211-1220.

Liu CT, Monda KL, Taylor KC, Lange L, Demerath EW, Palmas W, Wojczynski MK, Ellis JC, Vitolins MZ, Liu S, Papanicolaou GJ, Irvin MR, Xue L, Griffin PJ, Nalls MA, Adeyemo A, Liu J, Li G, Ruiz-Narvaez EA, Chen WM, Chen F,. Genome-wide association of body fat distribution in african ancestry populations suggests new Loci. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(8):e1003681.

Hansen JG, Hootman K, Tang W, Brannon PM, Kritchevsky S, Houston D, Harris T, Garcia M, Liu Y, Lohman K, Cassano PA. Predictors of serum 25(OH) D in elderly African-Americans in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study [abstract]. FASEB J. 2013;27():245.4.

Cheng CP, Cheng H-J, Zhou P, Li T-K, Kitzman DW, Kritchevsky SB, Little WC. Reversal of aging-induced contrast changes of cardiac SERCA 2a and inducible nitric oxide synthase in mice deficient in beta3-adrenoreceptor: insights into the molecular mechanism of cardiac aging [abstract]. Circ Res. 2013;113(4 Suppl):A087.

Haykowsky MJ, Brubaker PH, Morgan TM, Kritchevsky S, Eggebeen J, Kitzman DW. Impaired aerobic capacity and physical functional performance in older heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction: role of lean body mass. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013;68(8):968-975.

Ip E, Zhang Q, Rejeski J, Harris T, Kritchevsky S. Partially ordered mixed hidden Markov model for the disablement process of older adults. J Am Stat Assoc. 2013;108(502):370-384.

Tang W, Bentley AR, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Newman AB, Bauer DC, Meibohm B, Cassano PA. Genetic variation in antioxidant enzymes, cigarette smoking, and longitudinal change in lung function. Free Radic Biol Med. 2013;63():304-312.

Groban L, Kim S, Edwards A, Rustowicz L, Roach C, Marsh A, Rejeski J, Kritchevsky S. Sex differences in preoperative mobility, nutrition and frailty status predict hospital length of stay in older patients for noncardiac surgery [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2013 Oct 12-16; San Francisco (CA). 2013;():A3050.

Khan H, Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Newman AB, Harris TB, Rodondi N, Bauer DC, Kritchevsky SB, Butler J. Frailty and risk for heart failure in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am Heart J. 2013;166(5):887-894.

Murphy RA, Schairer C, Gierach GL, Byrne C, Sherman ME, Register TC, Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB. Beyond breast cancer: mammographic features and mortality risk in a population of healthy women. PLoS One. 2013;8(10):e78722.

Yende S, Alvarez K, Loehr L, Folsom AR, Newman AB, Weissfeld LA, Wunderink RG, Kritchevsky SB, Mukamal KJ, London SJ, Harris TB, Bauer DC, Angus DC. Epidemiology and long-term clinical and biologic risk factors for pneumonia in community-dwelling older Americans: analysis of three cohorts. Chest. 2013;144(3):1008-1017.

Beasley JM, Wertheim BC, LaCroix AZ, Prentice RL, Neuhouser ML, Tinker LF, Kritchevsky S, Shikany JM, Eaton C, Chen Z, Thomson CA. Biomarker-calibrated protein intake and physical function in the Women's Health Initiative. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(11):1863-1871.

Aneke CS, Rohan T, Strotmeyer ES, Kritchevsky SB, Psaty B, Newman AB, Strickler H, Kaplan R. Changes in IGF-I and its binding proteins are associated with diabetes in older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):130.

Houston DK, Bray GA, Hill JO, Jakicic JM Johnson KC, Leng X, Rejeski W, Kritchevsky SB. Impact of a long-term intensive lifestyle intervention on physical function: the action for health and memory study in diabetes movement [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):389.

Katula JA, Jennings JM, Marsh A, Beavers DP, Rejeski W, Kritchevsky SB. Complex mobility and cognitive functioning: baseline relationships from the LIFE Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):548-549.

Kritchevsky SB, Miller ME. Designing clinical trials to evaluate new treatments to improve physical function: twenty-years of lessons learned [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):102.

Shively CA, Kritchevsky SB, Register TC. Aging and physical function in nonhuman primates: a translational model [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):249.

Shea K, Kritchevsky SB, Hsu F, Booth SL, Nevitt M, Kwoh K, Harrris TB [sic] [Harris TB], Loeser RF. Vitamin K status and knee osteoarthritis progression in older adults: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2013;53(Suppl 1):521.

Reardon BJ, Hansen JG, Crystal RG, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Harris T, Lohman K, Liu Y, O'Connor GT, Wilk JB, Mezey J, Gao C, Cassano PA. Vitamin D-responsive SGPP2 variants associated with lung cell expression and lung function. BMC Med Genet. 2013;14():122.

Juthani-Mehta M, De Rekeneire N, Allore H, Chen S, O'Leary JR, Bauer DC, Harris TB, Newman AB, Yende S, Weyant RJ, Kritchevsky S, Quagliarello V. Modifiable risk factors for pneumonia requiring hospitalization of community-dwelling older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61(7):1111-1118.

Khan H, Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Newman AB, Harris TB, Rodondi N, Bauer DC, Kritchevsky SB, Butler J. Frailty with risk of incident heart failure in older adults [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A13195.

Heim N, Snijder MB, Goodpaster BH, Harris TB, Hue TF, Ritchevsky SB [sic] [Kritchevsky SB], Newman AB, Gudnason V, Ferrucci L, Deeg DJH, Seidell JC, Visser M. Cross-validation of new cut-off values for high-risk waist circumference in older adults: results from four cohort studies [abstract]. Age Ageing. 2012;41(Suppl 1):38.

Kritchevsky SB, Shorr RI. Data collection in healthcare epidemiology In: Mayhall CG, ed. Hospital epidemiology and infection control. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2012: 87-94.

Thorpe RJ Jr, Koster A, Bosma H, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, van Eijk JTM, Kempen GIJM, Newman AB, Satterfield S, Rubin SM, Kritchevsky SB. Racial differences in mortality in older adults: factors beyond socioeconomic status. Ann Behav Med. 2012;43(1):29-38.

Shea MK, Booth SL, Nettleton JA, Burke GL, Chen H, Kritchevsky SB. Circulating phylloquinone concentrations of adults in the United States differ according to race and ethnicity. J Nutr. 2012;142(6):1060-1066.

Wang X, Hsu F-C, Isom S, Walkup MP, Kritchevsky SB, Goodpaster BH, Church TS, Pahor M, Stafford RS, Nicklas BJ. Effects of a 12-month physical activity intervention on prevalence of metabolic syndrome in elderly men and women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67A(4):417-424.

Bentley AR, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Holvoet P, Jensen RL, Newman AB, Lee JS, Yende S, Bauer D, Cassano PA. Dietary antioxidants and forced expiratory volume in 1 s decline: the Health, Aging and Body Composition study. Eur Respir J. 2012;39(4):979-984.

Murabito JM, White CC, Kavousi M, Sun YV, Feitosa MF, Nambi V, Lamina C, Schillert A, Coassin S, Bis JC, Broer L, Crawford DC, Franceschini N, Frikke-Schmidt R, Haun M, Holewijn S, Huffman JE, Hwang S-J, Kiechl S, Kollerits B, Montasser ME,. Association between chromosome 9p21 variants and the ankle-brachial index identified by a meta-analysis of 21 genome-wide association studies. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012;5(1):100-112.

Bentley AR, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Newman AB, Bauer DC, Meibohm B, Clark AG, Cassano PA. Genetic variation in antioxidant enzymes and lung function. Free Radic Biol Med. 2012;52(9):1577-1583.

Cesari M, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas B, Kanaya AM, Patrignani P, Tacconelli S, Tranah GJ, Tognoni G, Harris TB, Incalzi RA, Newman AB, Pahor M. Oxidative damage, platelet activation, and inflammation to predict mobility disability and mortality in older persons: results from the Health Aging and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67A(6):671-676.

Barbour KE, Houston DK, Cummings SR, Boudreau R, Prasad T, Sheu Y, Bauer DC, Tooze JA, Kritchevsky SB, Tylavsky FA, Harris TB, Cauley JA. Calciotropic hormones and the risk of hip and nonspine fractures in older adults: the Health ABC Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2012;27(5):1177-1185.

Houston DK, Messi ML, Birbrair A, Demons J, Kritchevsky SB, Delbono O. Effects of vitamin D supplementation on human skeketal muscle composition and regeneration [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts):1021.10.

Wilson V, Neiberg R, Tooze JA, Sink KM, Shea K, Williamson J, Kitzman DW, Hausman DB, Cauley J, Bauer D, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK. 25-hydroxyvitamin D and cardiovascular disease in the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(Suppl 4):S89.

Leishear K, Boudreau R, Studenski S, Ferrucci L, Rosano C, de Rekeniere N, Houston D, Kritchevsky S, Schwartz A, Vinik A, Hogervorst E, Yaffe K, Harris T, Newman A, Strotmeyer E. Vitamin B12 and neurological function: is there a threshold level? [abstract]. Neurology. 2012;78(Suppl 1):P02.059.

Butler SG, Lintzenich CR, Leng X, Stuart A, Feng X, Carr JJ, Kritchevsky SB. Tongue adiposity and strength in healthy older adults. Laryngoscope. 2012;122(7):1600-1604.

Aldrich MC, Kumar R, Colangelo LA, Williams LK, Sen S, Kritchevsky SB, Meibohm B, Galanter J, Hu D, Gignoux CR, Liu Y, Harris TB, Ziv E, Zmuda J, Garcia M, Leak TS, Foreman MG, Smith LJ, Fornage M, Liu K, Burchard EG. Genetic ancestry-smoking interactions and lung function in African Americans: a cohort study. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(6):e39541.

Fox CS, Liu Y, White CC, Feitosa M, Smith AV, Heard-Costa N, Lohman K, Johnson AD, Foster MC, Greenawalt DM, Griffin P, Ding J, Newman AB, Tylavsky F, Miljkovic I, Kritchevsky SB, Launer L, Garcia M, Eiriksdottir G, Carr JJ,. Genome-wide association for abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adipose reveals a novel locus for visceral fat in women. PLoS Genet. 2012;8(5):e1002695.

Leishear K, Boudreau RM, Studenski SA, Ferrucci L, Rosano C, de Rekeneire N, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Schwartz AV, Vinik AI, Hogervorst E, Yaffe K, Harris TB, Newman AB, Strotmeyer ES. Relationship between vitamin B12 and sensory and motor peripheral nerve function in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(6):1057-1063.

Brinkley TE, Hsu FC, Beavers KM, Church TS, Goodpaster BH, Stafford RS, Pahor M, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. Total and abdominal adiposity are associated with inflammation in older adults using a factor analysis approach. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(10):1099-1106.

Jenny NS, French B, Arnold AM, Strotmeyer ES, Cushman M, Chaves PHM, Ding J, Fried LP, Kritchevsky SB, Rifkin DE, Sarnak MJ, Newman AB. Long-term assessment of inflammation and healthy aging in late life: the Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(9):970-976.

Tranah GJ, Lam ET, Katzman SM, Nalls MA, Zhao Y, Evans DS, Yokoyama JS, Pawlikowska L, Kwok PY, Mooney S, Kritchevsky S, Goodpaster BH, Newman AB, Harris TB, Manini TM, Cummings SR. Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation is associated with free-living activity energy expenditure in the elderly. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1817(9):1691-1700.

Yenchek RH, Ix JH, Shlipak MG, Bauer DC, Rianon NJ, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Newman AB, Cauley JA, Fried LF. Bone mineral density and fracture risk in older individuals with CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;7(7):1130-1136.

Shively CA, Willard SL, Register TC, Bennett AJ, Pierre PJ, Laudenslager ML, Kitzman DW, Childers MK, Grange RW, Kritchevsky SB. Aging and physical mobility in group-housed Old World monkeys. Age (Dordr). 2012;34(5):1123-1131.

Gopal DM, Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Smith AL, Bauer DC, Newman AB, Kim L, Bibbins-Domingo K, Tindle H, Harris TB, Tang WWH, Kritchevsky SB, Butler J. Cigarette smoking exposure and heart failure risk in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am Heart J. 2012;164(2):236-242.

Kavanagh K, Wylie AT, Chavanne TJ, Jorgensen MJ, Voruganti VS, Comuzzie AG, Kaplan JR, McCall CE, Kritchevsky SB. Aging does not reduce heat shock protein 70 in the absence of chronic insulin resistance. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(10):1014-1021.

Rosano C, Bennett DA, Newman AB, Venkatraman V, Yaffe K, Harris T, Kritchevsky S, Aizenstein HJ. Patterns of focal gray matter atrophy are associated with bradykinesia and gait disturbances in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(9):957-962.

van den Borst B, Gosker HR, Koster A, Yu B, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Meibohm B, Rice TB, Shlipak M, Yende S, Harris TB, Schols AM. The influence of abdominal visceral fat on inflammatory pathways and mortality risk in obstructive lung disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;96(3):516-526.

Cheng H-J, Zhou P, Shao Q, Kitzman DW, Kritchevsky SB, Sane DC, Little WC, Cheng CP. Upregulation of cardiac beta3-adrenergic receptor-activated inducible nitric oxide synthase promotes cardiac aging: role of oxidant stress [abstract]. Circulation. 2012;126(21 Suppl):A11645.

Levin GP, Robinson-Cohen C, de Boer IH, Houston DK, Lohman K, Liu Y, Kritchevsky SB, Cauley JA, Tanaka T, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Patel KV, Hagstrom E, Michaelsson K, Melhus H, Wang T, Wolf M, Psaty BM, Siscovick D, Kestenbaum B. Genetic variants and associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations with major clinical outcomes. JAMA. 2012;308(18):1898-1905.

Stehle JR Jr, Leng X, Kitzman DW, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB, High KP. Lipopolysaccharide-binding protein, a surrogate marker of microbial translocation, is associated with physical function in healthy older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(11):1212-1218.

Feng X, Xu Z, Butler SG, Leng I, Zhang T, Kritchevsky SB. Effects of aging and levodopa on the laryngeal adductor reflex in rats. Exp Gerontol. 2012;47(12):900-907.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Neiberg RH, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Cawthon PM, Shea MK, Schwartz GG, Williamson JD, Tylavsky FA, Visser M, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. 25-hydroxyvitamin D status and change in physical performance and strength in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2012;176(11):1025-1034.

Kritchevsky SB, Tooze JA, Neiberg RH, Schwartz GG, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Bauer DC, Cauley JA, Shea MK, Cawthon PM, Harris TB, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, Houston DK. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, parathyroid hormone, and mortality in black and white older adults: the Health ABC study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012;97(11):4156-4165.

Sanders JL, Boudreau RM, Penninx BW, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky SB, Satterfield S, Harris TB, Bauer DC, Newman AB. Association of a Modified Physiologic Index with mortality and incident disability: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(12):1439-1446.

Groban L, Wang H, Machado FSM, Trask AJ, Kritchevsky SB, Ferrario CM, Diz DI. Low glial angiotensinogen improves body habitus, diastolic function, and exercise tolerance in aging male rats. Cardiovasc Endocrinol. 2012;1(3):49-58.

Chen YD, Chen WM, Cupples LA, Cushman M, Duan Y, Duggan D, Evans MK, Fernandes JK, Fornage M, Garcia M, Garvey WT, Glazer N, Gomez F, Harris TB, Halder I, Howard VJ, Keller MF, Kamboh MI, Kooperberg C, Kritchevsky SB,. Gene-centric meta-analysis of lipid traits in African, East Asian and Hispanic populations. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e50198.

Hancock DB, Artigas MS, Gharib SA, Henry A, Manichaikul A, Ramasamy A, Loth DW, Imboden M, Koch B, McArdle WL, Smith AV, Smolonska J, Sood A, Tang W, Wilk JB, Zhai G, Zhao JH, Aschard H, Burkart KM, Curjuric I, Eijgelsheim M,. Genome-wide joint meta-analysis of SNP and SNP-by-smoking interaction identifies novel loci for pulmonary function. PLoS Genet. 2012;8(12):e1003098.

Heffernan KS, Manini TM, Hsu FC, Blair SN, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Church TS, Haskell WL, Fielding RA. Relation of pulse pressure to long-distance gait speed in community-dwelling older adults: findings from the LIFE-P study. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49544.

Aizenstein HJ, Tudorascu DL, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Yaffe K, Rosano C. Multi-modal MRI markers of CNS integrity are associated with depressive symptoms in the elderly [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):453.

Beavers KM, Beavers DP, Houston DK, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, Newman AB, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky SB. Increasing thigh intermuscular fat is an independent predictor of declines in gait speed: results from the Health ABC study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):447.

Fragoso C, Miller ME, Endeshaw Y, Rice TB, King A, Kritchevsky SB, Gill TM. Sleep-wake complaints and sleep-apnea risk among older persons with functional limitations (LIFE Study) [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):305.

Murphy RA, Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK, Simonsick EM, Newman AB, Tylavsky FA, Cawthon PM, Harris TB. Body composition-related profiles of older people with and without functional limitation and disability [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):447-448.

Murphy RA, Patel K, Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK, Tylavsky FA, Cawthon PM, Newman AB, Harris TB. Association of changes in weight with body composition and mortality in older adults: Health ABC [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):658.

Sanders J, Boudreau R, Penninx B, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky SB, Satterfield S, Harris TB, Newman AB. Association of A Modified Physiologic Index with Mortality and Incident Disability [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2012;52(Suppl 1):658.

Brinkley TE, Kitzman DW, Ding J, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB, Hundley WG. Epicardial, pericardial and periaortic fat are elevated in older adults at high cardiac risk [abstract]. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012;32(5 Suppl):A132.

Studenski S, Perera S, Patel K, Rosano C, Faulkner K, Inzitari M, Brach J, Chandler J, Cawthon P, Kritchevsky S, et al. Gait speed and survival in older adults. JAMA. 2011;305(1):50-58.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Leng X, Wilhelm E, Rees C, Williamson J, Kritchevsky SB. The relationship of aspiration status with tongue and handgrip strength in healthy older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(4):452-458.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Nicklas BJ, Miller ME, Neiberg RH, Marsh AP, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Change in 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical performance in older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(4):430-436.

Simmons B, Braun BI, Steinberg JP, Kritchevsky SB. History of SHEA-sponsored research: time to pass the torch. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011;32(2):163-165.

Lettre G, Palmer CD, Young T, Ejebe KG, Allayee H, Benjamin EJ, Bowden DW, Kritchevsky SB, Rudock ME, Liu Y, et al. Genome-wide association study of coronary heart disease and its risk factors in 8,090 African Americans: the NHLBI CARe Project. PLoS Genet. 2011;7(2):e1001300.

Georgiopoulou VV, Kalogeropoulos AP, Psaty BM, Rodondi N, Bauer DC, Butler AB, Koster A, Smith AL, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Lung function and risk for heart failure among older adults: the Health ABC Study. Am J Med. 2011;124(4):334-341.

Kanaya AM, Wassel CL, Stoddard PJ, Harris TB, Cummings SR, Kritchevsky SB, Goodpaster BH, Green C, Satterfield S, Gross MD. F2-isoprostanes and adiposity in older adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(4):861-867.

Spencer KL, Olson LM, Schnetz-Boutaud N, Gallins P, Agarwal A, Iannaccone A, Kritchevsky SB, Garcia M, Nalls MA, Newman AB, et al. Using genetic variation and environmental risk factor data to identify individuals at high risk for age-related macular degeneration. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(3):e17784.

Houston DK, Ding J, Lee JS, Garcia M, Kanaya AM, Tylavsky FA, Newman AB, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB. Dietary fat and cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults: the Health ABC Study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2011;21(6):430-437.

Cawthon PM, Fox KM, Gandra SR, Delmonico MJ, Chiou C-F, Anthony MS, Caserotti P, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Goodpaster BH, et al. Clustering of strength, physical function, muscle, and adiposity characteristics and risk of disability in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(5):781-787.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Case LD, Rees C, Vitolins M, Kritchevsky SB. Effects of liquid type, delivery method, and bolus volume on penetration-aspiration scores in healthy older adults during flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2011;120(5):288-295.

Kilpatrick L, Houston D, Wilson V, Lovato J, Ayonayon H, Cauley J, Harris T, Simonsick E, Kritchevsky S, Sink K, et al. Predicting cognitive impairment: do low vitamin D levels increase risk? The Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S12.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Neiberg RH, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Schwartz GG, Williamson JD, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and recurrent falls: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S14.

Wilson V, Houston D, Kilpatrick L, Lovato J, Ayonayon H, Cauley J, Harris T, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky S, Sink KM, et al. Relationship between vitamin D level and cognitive function in older adults: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S70.

Williams J, Houston D, Davis C, Cauley J, Rubin S, Tylavsky F, Ayonayon H, Atkinson H, Kritchevsky S, Sink K, et al. Vitamin D status and depression in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S105.

Houston DK, Davis C, Legault C, Hausman DB, Nicklas BJ, Loeser RF, Kritchevsky SB, Messier SP. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical function in older adults with knee osteoarthritis [abstract]. FASEB J. 2011;25(Meeting Abstracts):abstr 97.6.

Shea MK, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Davis CC, Hsu F-C, Tooze JA, Church TS, Kritchevsky SB. Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin-D [25(OH)D] and inflammation in older community-dwelling adults [abstract]. FASEB J. 2011;25(Meeting Abstracts):595.2.

Liu C, Leng I, Kritchevsky S, Ding J, Earnest C, Ferrucci L, Goodpaster B, Guralnik J, Hsu F, Lenchik L, et al. The impact of sarcopenia on the response to a physical activity intervention in older adults [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(Suppl 1):S63.

Willard SL, Register TC, Kritchevsky SB, Shively CA. Effects of menstrual cycle and social stress on circulating brain-derived neurotrophic factor in female monkeys [abstract]. Biol Psychiatry. 2011;69(9 Suppl):219S-220S.

Shea MK, Nicklas BJ, Marsh AP, Houston DK, Miller GD, Isom S, Miller ME, Carr JJ, Lyles MF, Kritchevsky SB, et al. The effect of pioglitazone and resistance training on body composition in older men and women undergoing hypocaloric weight loss. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(8):1636-1646.

Shea MK, Houston DK, Tooze JA, Davis CC, Johnson MA, Hausman DB, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Tylavsky F, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Correlates and prevalence of insufficient 25-hydroxyvitamin D status in black and white older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(7):1165-1174.

Madero M, Wassel CL, Peralta CA, Najjar SS, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Fried LF, de Boer IH, Shlipak MG, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Markers of mineral metabolism are not associated with aortic pulse wave velocity in community-living elderly persons: the Health Aging and Body Composition study. Am J Hypertens. 2011;24(7):755-761.

Sanders JL, Iannaccone A, Boudreau, Conley YP, Opresko PL, Hsueh W-C, Cummings DR, Cawthon RM, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. The association of cataract with leukocyte telomere length in older adults: defining a new marker of aging. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(6):639-645.

Shea MK, Nicklas BJ, Houston DK, Miller ME, Davis CC, Kitzman DW, Espeland MA, Appel LJ, Kritchevsky SB. The effect of intentional weight loss on all-cause mortality in older adults: results of a randomized controlled weight-loss trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011;94(3):839-846.

Butler J, Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Bibbins-Domingo K, Najjar SS, Sutton-Tyrrell KC, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Lloyd-Jones DM, Newman AB, et al. Systolic blood pressure and incident heart failure in the elderly. The Cardiovascular Health Study and the Health, Ageing and Body Composition Study. Heart. 2011;97(16):1304-1311.

Shea MK, O'Donnell CJ, Vermeer C, Magdeleyns EJP, Crosier MD, Gundberg CM, Ordovas JM, Kritchevsky SB, Booth SL. Circulating uncarboxylated matrix Gla protein is associated with vitamin K nutritional status, but not coronary artery calcium, in older adults. J Nutr. 2011;141(8):1529-1534.

Willard SL, Register TC, Bennett AJ, Pierre PJ, Laudenslager ML, Kitzman DW, Childers MK, Grange RW, Kritschevsky SB [sic] [Kritchevsky SB], Shively CA. Developing models of aging and physical function in three species of old world monkeys [abstract]. Am J Primatol. 2011;73(Suppl 1):81.

Koster A, Ding J, Stenholm S, Caserotti P, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, You T, Lee JS, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Does the amount of fat mass predict age-related loss of lean mass, muscle strength, and muscle quality in older adults?. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(8):888-895.

Rossi AP, Watson NL, Newman AB, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Bauer DC, Satterfield S, Goodpaster BH, Zamboni M. Effects of body composition and adipose tissue distribution on respiratory function in elderly men and women: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(7):801-808.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Wilhelm E, Rees C, Williamson J, Kritchevsky S. The effects of aspiration status, liquid type, and bolus volume on pharyngeal peak pressure in healthy older adults. Dysphagia. 2011;26(3):225-231.

Kanoni S, Nettleton JA, Hivert M-F, Ye Z, van Rooij FJA, Anderson JS, Saylor G, Houston DK, Liu Y, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Total zinc intake may modify the glucose-raising effect of a zinc transporter (SLC30A8) variant: a 14-cohort meta-analysis. Diabetes. 2011;60(9):2407-2416.

Kizer JR, Arnold AM, Jenny NS, Cushman M, Strotmeyer ES, Ives DG, Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Chaves PHM, Hirsch CH, et al. Longitudinal changes in adiponectin and inflammatory markers and relation to survival in the oldest old: the Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(10):1100-1107.

Thorpe RJ Jr, Koster A, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Harris T, Ayonayon HN, Perry S, Rooks RN, Simonsick EM. Race, socioeconomic resources, and late-life mobility and decline: findings from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(10):1114-1123.

Artigas MS, Loth DW, Wain LV, Gharib SA, Obeidat M, Tang W, Zhai G, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Lohman K, et al. Genome-wide association and large-scale follow up identifies 16 new loci influencing lung function. Nat Genet. 2011;43(11):1082-1090.

Butler SG, Maslan J, Stuart A, Leng X, Wilhelm E, Lintzenich CR, Williamson J, Kritchevsky SB. Factors influencing bolus dwell times in healthy older adults assessed endoscopically. Laryngoscope. 2011;121(12):2526-2534.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Davis CC, Chaves PHM, Hirsch CH, Robbins JA, Arnold AM, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical function in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(10):1793-1801.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Tooze JA, Kritchevsky SB, Williamson JD, Ellis LR, Levitan D, Pardee TS, Isom S, Powell BL. The feasibility of inpatient geriatric assessment for older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011;59(10):1837-1846.

N'Diaye A, Chen GK, Palmer CD, Ge B, Tayo B, Mathias RA, Ding J, Nalls MA, Kritchevsky SB, Lohman K, Liu Y, et al. Identification, replication, and fine-mapping of loci associated with adult height in individuals of African ancestry. PLoS Genet. 2011;7(10):e1002298.

Tranah GJ, Manini TM, Lohman KK, Nalls MA, Kritchevsky S, Newman AB, Harris TB, Miljkovic I, Biffi A, Cummings SR, Liu Y. Mitochondrial DNA variation in human metabolic rate and energy expenditure. Mitochondrion. 2011;11(6):855-861.

van den Borst B, Koster A, Yu B, Gosker HR, Meibohm B, Bauer DC, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Newman AB, Harris TB, Schols AMWJ. Is age-related decline in lean mass and physical function accelerated by obstructive lung disease or smoking?. Thorax. 2011;66(11):961-969.

Georgiopoulou VV, Kalogeropoulos AP, Marti CN, Laskar SR, Smith AL, Bibbins-Domingo K, Newman AB, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB, Butler J. Exercise capacity and risk for heart failure in older adults. The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Suppl):A13480.

Gopal DM, Georgiopoulou VV, Kalogeropoulos AP, Smith AL, Bauer DC, Newman AB, Bibbins-Domingo K, Tindle H, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Tang WHW, Butler J. Cumulative cigarette smoking exposure and heart failure risk in older adults the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Suppl):A14029.

Fielding RA, Rejeski WJ, Blair S, Church T, Espeland MA, Gill TM, Guralnik JM, Hsu F-C, Katula J, King AC, Kritchevsky SB, McDermott MM, Miller ME, Nayfield S, Newman AB, Williamson JD, Bonds D, Romashkan S, Hadley E, Pahor M. The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Study: design and methods. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66(11):1226-1237.

Gilmour J, Harris T, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Lohman K, Liu Y, Reardon B, Cassano PA. Genetic variation in vitamin D response genes and pulmonary function [abstract]. Am J Epidemiol. 2011;173(Suppl 11):S13.

Brinkley TE, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kanaya A, Harrris TB [sic] [Harris TB], Kim LJ, Lakatta EG, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky SB. Adiposity and isolated systolic hypertension in older adults: differential associations by sex and treatment status [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):584.

Shea M, Houston DK, Nicklas B, Miller ME, Messier SP, Espeland MA, Kritchevsky SB. The effect of intentional weight loss on total mortality in older adults: a pooled analysis of two randomized-controlled trials [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):518.

Stehle JR, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky SB, Kitzman DW, Leng X, High K. Association between microbial translocation and adiposity in healthy elderly adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):490.

Arnold AM, Newman AB, Cushman M, Ding J, Kritchevsky S. Body weight dynamics and their association with physical function and mortality in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010;65(1):63-70.

Lee JS, Visser M, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB, Schwartz AV, Sahyoun N, Harris TB, Newman AB. Weight loss and regain and effects on body composition: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010;65(1):78-83.


Koster A, van Gool CH, Kempen GIJM, Penninx BWJH, Lee JS, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, Yaffe K, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Late-life depressed mood and weight change contribute to the risk of each other. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010;18(3):236-244.

Mehrotra N, Freire AX, Bauer DC, Harris TB, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Meibohm B. Predictors of mortality in elderly subjects with obstructive airway disease: the PILE score. Ann Epidemiol. 2010;20(3):223-232.

Vogelzangs N, Kritchevsky SB, Beekman AT, Brenes GA, Newman AB, Satterfield S, Yaffe K, Harris TB, Penninx BW. Obesity and onset of significant depressive symptoms: results from a prospective community-based cohort study of older men and women. J Clin Psychiatry. 2010;71(4):391-399.

Shea MK, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Messier SP, Davis CC, Miller ME, Harris TB, Kitzman DW, Kennedy K, Kritchevsky SB. The effect of randomization to weight loss on total mortality in older overweight and obese adults: the ADAPT Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010;65(5):519-525.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Tooze JA, Newman AB, Colbert LH, Bauer DC, Satterfield S, Pavon J, Kritchevsky SB. Physical performance and subsequent disability and survival in older adults with malignancy: results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(1):76-82.

Kalogeroupoulos A, Georgiopoulou V, Psaty BM, Rodondi N, Smith AL, Harrison DG, Liu Y, Hoffmann U, Bauer DC, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Inflammatory markers and incident heart failure risk in older adults: the Health ABC (Health, Aging, and Body Composition) study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55(19):2129-2137.

Houston DK, Tooze J, Neiberg R, Shea K, Hausman D, Johnson MA, Cauley J, Bauer D, Tylavsky F, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Vitamin D status and lower extremity function: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. FASEB J. 2010;24(Meeting Abstracts):Abstr 93.5.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Davis C, Shea K, Chaves P, Hirsch C, Arnold A, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB. Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with incident mobility limitation: CHS All Stars [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(Suppl 1):S13.

Manini TM, Newman AB, Fielding R, Blair SN, Perri MG, Anton SD, Katula JA, Rejeski WJ, Kritchevsky SB, Hsu F-C, et al. Effects of exercise on mobility in obese and nonobese older adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010;18(6):1168-1175.

Hajjar I, Kritchevsky S, Newman AB, Li R, Yaffe K, Simonsick EM, Lipsitz LA. Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms and cerebral blood flow regulation: the MOBILIZE Boston study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(6):1035-1042.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Leng X, Rees C, Williamson J, Kritchevsky SB. The association between aspiration status and tongue and handgrip strength in healthy older adults [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(Suppl 1):132.

Kumar R, Seibold MA, Aldrich MC, Williams LK, Reiner AP, Colangelo L, Galanter J, Gignoux C, Hu D, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Genetic ancestry in lung-function predictions. N Engl J Med. 2010;363(4):321-330.

Kalogeropoulos A, Psaty BM, Vasan RS, Georgiopoulou V, Smith AL, Smith NL, Kritchevsky SB, Wilson PWF, Newman AB, Harris TB, et al. Validation of the Health ABC Heart Failure model for incident heart failure risk prediction: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Circ Heart Fail. 2010;3(4):495-502.

Kestenbaum B, Glazer NL, Kottgen A, Felix JF, Hwang S-J, Liu Y, Lohman K, Kritchevsky SB, Hausman DB, Petersen A-K, et al. Common genetic variants associate with serum phosphorus concentration. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010;21(7):1223-1232.

Shahar DR, Yu B, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Sellmeyer DE, Tylavsky FA, Lee JS, Harris TB. Misreporting of energy intake in the elderly using doubly labeled water to measure total energy expenditure and weight change. J Am Coll Nutr. 2010;29(1):14-24.

Shea MK, Kritchevsky S, Miller M. Response to letter: randomized trial of weight loss and total mortality. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010;65(8):905.

Wang TJ, Zhang F, Richards JB, Kestenbaum B, van Meurs JB, Berry D, Houston DK, Burke GL, Liu YM, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Common genetic determinants of vitamin D insufficiency: a genome-wide association study. Lancet. 2010;376(9736):180-188.

Gopal DM, Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Tang WWH, Methvin A, Smith AL, Bauer DC, Newman AB, Kim L, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Serum albumin concentration and heart failure risk: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am Heart J. 2010;160(2):279-285.

Peterson MJ, Morey MC, Giuliani C, Pieper CF, Evenson KR, Mercer V, Visser M, Brach JS, Kritchevsky SB, Goodpaster BH, et al. Walking in old age and development of metabolic syndrome: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2010;8(4):317-322.

Cheng H-J, Zhou P, Kitzman DW, Kritchevsky SB, Sane DC, Little WC, Cheng C-P. Reversal of aging-induced upregulation of cardiac inducible nitric oxide synthase and beta-adrenergic desensitization in mice lacking the beta3-adrenoreceptor [abstract]. Circulation. 2010;122(21 Suppl):A13008.

Alley DE, Koster A, Mackey D, Cawthon P, Ferrucci L, Simonsick EM, Yu B, Hardy S, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Hospitalization and change in body composition and strength in a population-based cohort of older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(11):2085-2091.

Guralnik JM, Kritchevsky SB. Translating research to promote healthy aging: the complementary role of longitudinal studies and clinical trials. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010;58(Suppl 2):S337-S342.

Kizer JR, Arnold AM, Strotmeyer ES, Ives DG, Cushman M, Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Chaves PHM, Hirsch CH, Newman AB. Change in circulating adiponectin in advanced old age: determinants and impact on physical function and mortality. The Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010;65(11):1208-1214.

Beavers KM, Hsu F-C, Isom S, Kritchevsky SB, Church T, Goodpaster B, Pahor M, Nicklas BJ. Long-term physical activity and inflammatory biomarkers in older adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010;42(12):2189-2196.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Leng X, Rees C, Williamson J, Kritchevsky SB. Factors influencing aspiration during swallowing in healthy older adults. Laryngoscope. 2010;120(11):2147-2152.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Leng I, Rees C, Williamson J, Kritchevsky S. The effect of aspiration status on tongue and handgrip strength in healthy older adults [abstract]. Dysphagia. 2010;25(4):360.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Leng I, Rees C, Williamson J, Kritchevsky S. Benchmark data for flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing [abstract]. Dysphagia. 2010;25(4):373.

Cauley JA, Houston DK, Barbour K, Boudreau R, Bauer DC, Tylavsky FA, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. Vitamin D status and the risk of fracture [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Harris TB, Newman AB, Goodpaster B, Krtichevsky SB, Satterfield S, Cummings SR, Visser M. Making sense of body mass index and body composition risk in old age: the Health Aging, and Body Composition Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):246.

Loeser R, Fetrow J, Chou J, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky SB. Using gene microarrays to discover skeletal muscle mechanisms underlying clinical responses to diet and exercise interventions [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):80.

Rosano C, Aizenstein H, Venkatraman V, Taylor C, Yaffe K, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB. Covert brain characteristics of Parkinsonian signs: a diffusion tensor imaging study of the Health Aging and Body Composition (Health ABC) cohort [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):436.

Tranah GJ, Manini TM, Lohman KK, Nalls MA, Kritchevsky S, Newman AB, Harris TB, Biffi A, Cummings SR, Liu YM. Mitochondrial DNA variation in human metabolic rate, energy expenditure and mortality: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study [abstract]. Genet Epidemiol. 2010;34(8):972-973.

Watson NL, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Satterfield S, Hue TF, Newman AB. Longitudinal loss of lean mass and mortality risk in older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):41.

Williams J, Houston DK, Davis CC, Cauley JA, Rubin S, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB, Sink K. Vitamin D status and depression in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Klepin HD, Tooze JA, Geiger AM, Kritchevsky S, Williamson J, Ellis LR, Levitan D, Pardee T, Isom S, Powell BL. Geriatric assessment predicts overall survival among older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia [abstract]. Blood. 2010;116(21):653-654.

Nettleton JA, McKeown NM, Kanoni S, Lemaitre RN, Hivert M-F, Anderson JS, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Saylor G, et al. Interactions of dietary whole-grain intake with fasting glucose- and insulin-related genetic loci in individuals of European descent: a meta-analysis of 14 cohort studies. Diabetes Care. 2010;33(12):2684-2691.

Houston DK, Neiberg R, Tooze J, Hausman DB, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB. Vitamin D status and incident mobility limitation in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Kritchevsky SB, Houston DK, Neiberg R, Tooze J, Hausman DB, Cauley JA, Bauer DC, Harris T. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, parathyroid hormone and mortality in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2010;50(Suppl 1):218.

Rejeski WJ, Marsh AP, Chmelo E, Prescott AJ, Dobrosielski M, Walkup MP, Espeland M, Miller ME, Kritchevsky S. The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P): 2-year follow-up. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(4):462-467.

Stern MM, Myers RL, Hammam N, Stern KA, Eberli D, Kritchevsky SB, Soker S, Van Dyke M. The influence of extracellular matrix derived from skeletal muscle tissue on the proliferation and differentiation of myogenic progenitor cells ex vivo. Biomaterials. 2009;30(12):2393-2399.

Brinkley TE, Leng X, Miller ME, Kitzman DW, Pahor M, Berry MJ, Marsh AP, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. Chronic inflammation is associated with low physical function in older adults across multiple comorbidities. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(4):455-461.

Hartmann EL, Kitzman D, Rocco M, Leng X, Klepin H, Gordon M, Rejeski J, Berry M, Kritchevsky S. Physical function in older candidates for renal transplantation: an impaired population. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009;4(3):588-594.


Cesari M, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, Penninx BW, Trach JS, Tylavsky FA, Satterfield S, Bauer DC, et al. Added value of physical performance measures in predicting adverse health-related events: results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(2):251-259.

Hsu F-C, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Kanaya A, Newman AB, Perry SE, Visser M, Pahor M, Harris TB, Nicklas BJ. Association between inflammatory components and physical function in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study: a principal component analysis approach. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(5):581-589.

Brinkley TE, Nicklas BJ, Kanaya AM, Satterfield S, Lakatta EG, Simonsick EM, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kritchevsky SB. Plasma oxidized low-density lipoprotein levels and arterial stiffness in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Hypertension. 2009;53(5):846-852.

Houston DK, Ding J, Nicklas BJ, Harris TB, Lee JS, Nevitt MC, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB. Overweight and obesity over the adult life course and incident mobility limitation in older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2009;169(8):927-936.

Kritchevsky SB, Braun BI, Simmons B. Do quality improvement collaboratives improve antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgical patients? [reply to letter]. Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(5):358-359.

Newman AB, Arnold AM, Sachs MC, Ives DG, Cushman M, Strotmeyer ES, Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Chaves PHM, Fried LP, et al. Long-term function in an older cohort--the Cardiovascular Health Study All Stars Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(3):432-440.

Penninx BWJH, Nicklas BJ, Newman AB, Harris TB, Goodpaster BH, Satterfield S, de Rekeneire N, Yaffe K, Pahor M, Kritchevsky SB. Metabolic syndrome and physical decline in older persons: results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(1):96-102.

Peterson MJ, Giuliani C, Morey MC, Pieper CF, Evenson KR, Mercer V, Cohen HJ, Visser M, Brach JS, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Physical activity as a preventative factor for frailty: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(1):61-68.

Shardell M, Hicks GE, Miller RR, Kritchevsky S, Andersen D, Bandinelli S, Cherubini A, Ferrucci L. Association of low vitamin D levels with the frailty syndrome in men and women. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(1):69-75.

Brinkley TE, Hsu F, Hawkins GA, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M, Nicklas BJ. The ACE I/D genotype and improvement in 400-meter walk performance with exercise training in the Lifestyle Intervention and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(Suppl 1):S123.

Kalogeropoulos A, Georgiopoulou V, Kritchevsky SB, Psaty BM, Smith NL, Newman AB, Rodondi N, Satterfield S, Bauer DC, Bibbins-Domingo K, et al. Epidemiology of incident heart failure in a contemporary elderly cohort: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(7):708-715.

Shea MK, Davis CC, Nicklas BJ, Kitzman DW, Miller ME, Kennedy K, Kritchevsky SB. The effect of intentional weight-loss on total mortality in older adults [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(Suppl 1):S122.

Shahar DR, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Lee J-S, Rubin SM, Sellmeyer DE, Tylavsky FA, Harris TB. Dietary factors in relation to daily activity energy expenditure and mortality among older adults. J Nutr Health Aging. 2009;13(5):414-420.

Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Bauer DC, Smith AL, Strotmeyer E, Newman AB, Wilson PWF, Psaty BM, et al. Glycemic status and incident heart failure in elderly without established diabetes mellitus: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53(10 Suppl 1):A383-A384.

Kalogeropoulos AP, Georgiopoulou VV, Harris TB, Vasan RS, Smith AL, Smith NL, Kritchevsky SB, Newman A, Wilson PWF, Psaty BM, et al. Prediction of incident heart failure in the elderly: validation of the Health ABC HF model in the Cardiovascular Health Study [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009;53(10 Suppl 1):A165.

Beasley LE, Koster A, Newman AB, Javaid MK, Ferrucci L, Kritchevsky SB, Kuller LH, Pahor M, Schaap LA, Visser M, et al. Inflammation and race and gender differences in computerized tomography-measured adipose depots. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009;17(5):1062-1069.

Williamson JD, Espeland M, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, King AC, Pahor M, Guralnik JM, Pruitt LA, Miller ME. Changes in cognitive function in a randomized trial of physical activity: results of the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders pilot study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(6):688-694.

Houston DK, Tooze J, Neiberg R, Hausman D, Johnson MA, Nicklas B, Miller M, Marsh A, Bartali B, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Change in vitamin D status is associated with improved physical performance over one year: the LIFE-P study [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):108.3.

Ding J, Hsu F-C, Harris TB, Liu Y, Kritchevsky SB, Szklo M, Ouyang P, Espeland MA, Lohman KK, Carr JJ, et al. The association of pericardial fat with incident coronary heart disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Am J Clin Nutr. 2009;90(3):499-504.

Sink KM, Leng X, Williamson J, Kritchevsky SB, Yaffe K, Kuller L, Yasar S, Atkinson H, Robbins M, Goff DC Jr, et al. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive decline in older adults with hypertension: results from the Cardiovascular Health Study. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(13):1195-1202.

Steinberg JP, Braun BI, Hellinger WC, Kusek L, Bozikis MR, Bush AJ, Dellinger EP, Burke JP, Simmons B, Kritchevsky SB. Timing of antimicrobial prophylaxis and the risk of surgical site infections: results from the Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Errors. Ann Surg. 2009;250(1):10-16.

Butler J, Kalogeropoulos A, Georgiopoulou V, de Rekeneire N, Rodondi N, Smith AL, Hoffmann U, Kanaya A, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Serum resistin concentrations and risk of new onset heart failure in older persons: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009;29(7):1144-1149.

Puntawagkoon C, Kitzman DW, Kritchevsky SB, Hamilton CA, Nicklas B, Leng X, Brubaker PH, Hundley WG. Exercise limb blood flow is reduced despite adequate cardiac output in elderly patients with heart failure [abstract]. J Card Fail. 2009;15(6 Suppl 1):S69.

Kalogeropoulos A, Georgiopoulou V, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Bauer DC, Smith AL, Strotmeyer E, Newman AB, Wilson PWF, Psaty BM, et al. Glycemic status and incident heart failure in elderly without history of diabetes mellitus: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. J Card Fail. 2009;15(7):593-599.

Sanders JL, Cauley JA, Boudreau RM, Zmuda JM, Strotmeyer ES, Opresko PL, Hsueh WC, Cawthon RM, Li RL, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Leukocyte telomere length is not associated with BMD, osteoporosis, or fracture in older adults: results from the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Bone Miner Res. 2009;24(9):1531-1536.

Cheng H-J, Zhou P, Cross M, Kitzman D, Kritchevsky S, Sane DC, Little WC, Cheng C-P. Upregulation of cardiac SERCA 2a by chronic beta3-adrenergic receptor (AR) deficiency: a key molecular mechanism of the protective effect of beta3-AR deficiency on myocardial aging [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;120(18 Suppl):S584-S585.

Maraldi C, Harris TB, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M, Koster A, Satterfield S, Ayonayon HN, Fellin R, Volpato S. Moderate alcohol intake and risk of functional decline: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(10):1767-1775.

Schaap LA, Pluijm SMF, Deeg DJH, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Colbert LH, Pahor M, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, et al. Higher inflammatory marker levels in older persons: associations with 5-year change in muscle mass and muscle strength. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(11):1183-1189.

Park SW, Goodpaster BH, Lee JS, Kuller LH, Boudreau R, De Rekeneire N, Harris TB, Kritchevsky S, Tylavsky FA, Nevitt M, et al. Excessive loss of skeletal muscle mass in older adults with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2009;32(11):1993-1997.

Puntawangkoon C, Kitzman DW, Kritchevsky SB, Hamilton CA, Nicklas B, Leng X, Brubaker PH, Hundley WG. Reduced peripheral arterial blood flow with preserved cardiac output during submaximal bicycle exercise in elderly heart failure. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2009;11(1):article 48.

Houston DK, Shea K, Tooze JA, Chaves PH, Robbins J, Newman AB, Kritchevsky S. 25-hydroxyvitamin D and physical function in adults of advanced age: the CHS All Stars [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):419.

Shea K, Kritchevsky S, Neiberg RH, Hausman DB, Johnson M, Cauley JA, Bauer D, Houston DK. 25-hydroxyvitamin D and lower extremity function: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):419.

Strotmeyer ES, Jenny NS, French B, Arnold A, Cushman M, Chaves PH, Kritchevsky S, Newman AB. Does Il-6 track with functional decline? [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):454.

Kizer JR, Arnold A, Strotmeyer ES, Cushman M, Kritchevsky S, Chaves PH, Hirsch C, Newman AB. Are associations of adiponectin with health in old age adaptive? [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):454.

Bartali B, Kritchevsky S, Newman AB, Harris T, Cesari MKA, Sellmeyer DTF, De Rekeneire NLJS, Gill TAH. Does dietary intake of antioxidants contribute to change in muscle strength among older persons? [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):306.

Butler SG, Stuart A, Williamson J, Kritchevsky S, Case D, Rees C. Swallowing dysfunction is unrecognized in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):173.

Georgiopoulou VV, Kalogeropoulos AP, Psaty BM, Rodondi N, Bauer DC, Butler AB, Koster A, Smith AL, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Abnormal lung function and risk for heart failure in the elderly: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;120(18 Suppl 2):S505.

Shea K, Houston DK, Tooze J, Hausman DB, Johnson M, Bauer DC, Harris T, Kritchevsky S. 25-hydroxyvitamin-D, inflammation, and race in Health ABC [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):215-216.

Shively CA, Register TC, Kritchevsky S, Carr JJ, Kaplan JR, Jorgensen MJ, Bennett AJ. A primate model of physical function [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2009;49(Suppl 2):65-66.

Marsh AP, Miller ME, Rejeski WJ, Hutton SL, Kritchevsky SB. Lower extremity muscle function after strength or power training in older adults. J Aging Phys Act. 2009;17(4):416-443.

Houston DK, Tooze J, Johnson MA, Hausman D, Cauley J, Bauer D, Tylavsky F, Harris T, Kritchevsky SB. Vitamin D status and adiposity in older adults: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009;17(Suppl 2):S300-S301.

Kritchevsky S, Houston D, Tooze J, Johnson M, Hausman D, Cauley J, Bauer D, Schwartz G, Shea K, Harris T. Serum 25-hydrozyvitamin D and mortality in an older bi-ethnic community-dwelling population [abstract]. J Nutr Health Aging. 2009;13(Suppl 1):S636.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Williamson J, Kritchevsky S, Tooze JA, Ellis LR, Levitan D, Isom S, Powell BL. Inpatient geriatric assessment detects impairment among older adults receiving induction chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia [abstract]. Blood. 2009;114(22):570-571.

Kritchevsky SB. IOM Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (seventh biennial update) In: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides, eds. Veterans and agent orange: update 2008. Washington (DC): National Academies Press;2009: .

Deo R, Wassel Fyr CL, Fried LF, Newman AB, Harris TB, Angleman S, Green C, Kritchevsky SB, Chertow GM, Cummings SR, et al. Kidney dysfunction and fatal cardiovascular disease--an association independent of atherosclerotic events: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) study. Am Heart J. 2008;155(1):62-68.

Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Ding J, Harris TB, Tylavsky FA, Newman AB, Lee JS, Sahyoun NR, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB. Dietary protein intake is associated with lean mass change in older, community-dwelling adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;87(1):150-155.

Giaccaglia V, Nicklas B, Kritchevsky S, Mychalecky J, Messier S, Bleecker E, Pahor M. Interaction between angiotensin converting enzyme insertion/deletion genotype and exercise training on knee extensor strength in older individuals. Int J Sports Med. 2008;29(1):40-44.

Kritchevsky SB, Braun BI, Kusek L, Wong ES, Solomon SL, Parry MF, Richards CL, Simmons B. The impact of hospital practice on central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infection rates at the patient and unit level: a multicenter study. Am J Med Qual. 2008;23(1):24-38.

Schaap LA, Pluijm SMF, Deeg DJH, Penninx BW, Nicklas BJ, Lips P, Harris TB, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Cauley JA, et al. Low testosterone levels and decline in physical performance and muscle strength in older men: findings from two prospective cohort studies. Clin Endocrinol. 2008;68(1):42-50.

Van Kan GA, Rolland Y, Bergman H, Morley JE, Kritchevsky SB, Vellas B. The IANA task force on frailty assessment of older people in clinical practice. J Nutr Health Aging. 2008;12(1):29-37.

Houston DK, Driver KE, Bush AJ, Kritchevsky SB. The association between cheese consumption and cardiovascular risk factors among adults. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2008;21(2):129-140.

Rejeski WJ, King AC, Katula JA, Kritchevsky S, Miller ME, Walkup MP, Glynn NW, Pahor M. Physical activity in prefrail older adults: confidence and satisfaction related to physical function. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2008;63(1):P19-P26.

Kaplan RC, McGinn AP, Pollak MN, Kuller L, Strickler HD, Rohan TE, Xue XN, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Psaty BM. Total insulinlike growth factor 1 and insulinlike growth factor binding protein levels, functional status, and mortality in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(4):652-660.

Koster A, Patel KV, Visser M, van Eijk JTM, Kanaya AM, de Rekeneire N, Newman AB, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB. Joint effects of adiposity and physical activity on incident mobility limitation in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(4):636-643.

Sink KM, Thomas J III, Xu H, Craig B, Kritchevsky S, Sands LP. Dual use of bladder anticholinergics and cholinesterase inhibitors: long-term functional and cognitive outcomes. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(5):847-853.

Houston DK, Hausman DB, Johnson MA, Nicklas BJ, Miller ME, Marsh AP, Bartali B, Newman AB, Blair SN, Kritchevsky SB. Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with poorer physical performance: the LIFE-P study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(4 Suppl):S169.

Inzitari M, Studenski S, Aizenstein HJ, Kritchevsky SB, Reynolds CF, Newman AB. Coexisting impairments in cognition, mobility and mood predict subsequent disability in older community-dwellers [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(4 Suppl):S172.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Tooze J, Newman AB, Colbert LH, Bauer DC, Satterfield S, Pavon J, Kritchevsky SB. Physical performance measures predict survival in older cancer patients: the Health Aging and Body Composition study (Health ABC) [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(4):S169-S170.

Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas B, Denise H [sic] [Houston D], Melanie B [sic] [Bopp M], Anthony MP [sic] [Marsh AP], Gary MD [sic] [Miller GD], Lyles MF, Michael ME [sic] [Miller ME], Carr J. Evaluating strategies to optimize the body composition of older adults during voluntary weight loss [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(4 Suppl 1):S162.

You T, Nicklas BJ, Ding J, Penninx BWJH, Goodpaster BH, Bauer DC, Tylavsky FA, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. The metabolic syndrome is associated with circulating adipokines in older adults across a wide range of adiposity. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008;63(4):414-419.

Georgiopoulou V, Kalogeropoulos A, Agha SA, Giamouzis G, Rodondi N, Garcia M, Bauer D, Satterfield, Newman A, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Epidemiology of incident heart failure in the elderly: gender and racial differences [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;51(10 Suppl 1):A359.

Ding J, Kritchevsky S, Hsu F-C, Harris T, Burke G, Szklo M, Criqui M, Allison M, Schreiner P, Carr J, et al. Nonsubcutaneous adiposity and relation to metabolic abnormalities: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;117(11):e238.

Bopp MJ, Houston DK, Lenchik L, Easter L, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. Lean mass loss is associated with low protein intake during dietary-induced weight loss in postmenopausal women. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008;108(7):1216-1220.

Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Burke GL, Detrano RC, Szklo M, Carr JJ. The association of pericardial fat with calcified coronary plaque. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008;16(8):1914-1919.

Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Hsu F-C, Harris TB, Burke GL, Detrano RC, Szklo M, Criqui MH, Allison M, Carr JJ, et al. Association between non-subcutaneous adiposity and calcified coronary plaque: a substudy of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;88(3):645-650.

Gordon MM, Czerwinski MJ, Bopp G, Easter L, Miller GD, Lyles MF, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB. Effects of dietary protein on the composition of weight loss in post-menopausal women. J Nutr Health Aging. 2008;12(8):505-509.

Kritchevsky SB, Braun BI, Bush AJ, Bozikis MR, Kusek L, Burke JP, Wong ES, Jernigan J, Davis CC, Simmons B. The effect of a quality improvement collaborative to improve antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgical patients: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(7):472-480.

Stenholm S, Harris TB, Rantanen T, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB, Ferrucci L. Sarcopenic obesity: definition, cause and consequences. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2008;11(6):693-700.

Simonsick EM, Newman AB, Visser M, Goodpaster B, Kritchevsky SB, Rubin S, Nevitt MC, Harris TB. Mobility limitation in self-described well-functioning older adults: importance of endurance walk testing. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008;63(8):841-847.

Goodpaster BH, Chomentowski P, Ward BK, Rossi A, Glynn NW, Delmonico MJ, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M, Newman AB. Effects of physical activity on strength and skeletal muscle fat infiltration in older adults: a randomized controlled trial. J Appl Physiol. 2008;105(5):1498-1503.

Houston DK, Schwartz AV, Cauley JA, Tylavsky FA, Simonsick EM, Harris TB, de Rekeneire N, Schwartz GG, Kritchevsky SB. Serum parathyroid hormone levels predict falls in older adults with diabetes mellitus. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(11):2027-2032.

Kritchevsky SB. 'Adherence bias' in nutritional epidemiology [letter]. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;88(5):1448-1449.

Nicklas BJ, Hsu F-C, Brinkley TJ, Church T, Goodpaster BH, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M. Exercise training and plasma C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in elderly people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(11):2045-2052.

Vogelzangs N, Kritchevsky SB, Beekman ATF, Newman AB, Satterfield S, Simonsick EM, Yaffe K, Harris TB, Penninx BWJH. Depressive symptoms and change in abdominal obesity in older persons. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2008;65(12):1386-1393.

Alley DE, Kritchevsky S. Lifecourse epidemiology of aging: early life influences on late life health [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):693.

Georgiopoulou VV, Kalogeropoulos AP, de Rekeneire N, Rodondi N, Smith AL, Hoffmann U, Kanaya A, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Vasan RS, et al. Serum resistin concentrations and risk of new onset heart failure in the elderly [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;118(18 Suppl 2):S1021.

Houston D, Hausman D, Johnson M, Tooze J, Nicklas B, Marsh A, Miller M, Bartali B, Newman A, Kritchevsky S, et al. Vitamin D insufficiency is associated with poorer physical performance over 1 year of follow-up [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):198.

Jenny N, French B, Arnold A, Cushman M, Rifkin D, Kritchevsky S, Chaves P, Strotmeyer E, Ding J, Sarnak M, et al. Inflammation: measures of C-reactive protein (CRP) over time and healthy aging [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):463.

Kalogeropoulos AP, Georglopoulou VV, Kritchevsky S, Psaty B, Rodondi N, Smith N, Bauer DC, Bibbins-Domingo K, Satterfield S, et al. Epidemiology of incident heart failure in a contemporary elderly population: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;118(18 Suppl 2):S715.

Kritchevsky S, Arnold A, Ding J, Robbins J, Chaves P, Cushman M, Jenny N, Buzkova P, Newman A. Serum lipids and function in older adults: the CHS All Stars Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):463.

Nicklas B, Hsu F, Church T, Kritchevsky S, Pahor M. Association between changes in inflammation and risk for mobility disability [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):198.

Nicklas BJ, Brinkley T, Leng X, Miller M, Kitzrnan D [sic] [Kitzman D], Berry M, Marsh A, Pahor M, Kritchevsky S. Chronic inflammation is associated with low physical function in older adults across multiple comorbidities [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):491-492.

Schaap L, Pluijm S, Deeg D, Harris T, Kritchevsky S, Newman A, Penninx B, Yaffe K, Cauley J, Visser M. Low testosterone levels in older women: the association with decline in physical performance and muscle strength [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):101.

Shardell M, Hicks G, Miller R, Kritchevsky S, Andersen D, Bandinelli S, Cherubini A, Ferrucci L. Association of low vitamin D levels with the frailty syndrome in men and women [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):143.

Klepin HD, Geiger AM, Tooze J, Newman AM, Colbert LH, Bauer DC, Satterfield S, Pavon JM, Kritchevsky S. Use of physical performance measures to predict future disability and mortality in older cancer patients: the Health Aging and Body Composition Study (Health ABC) [abstract]. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26(15 Suppl):Abstr 9553.

Kritchevsky SB, Fielding R. Pathways to mobility disability: lessons from the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) pilot study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):197.

Butler J, Kalogeropoulos A, Georgiopoulou V, Belue R, Rondondi N, Garcia M, Bauer DC, Satterfield S, Smith AL, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Incident heart failure prediction in the elderly: the Health ABC Heart Failure Score. Circ Heart Fail. 2008;1(2):125-133.

Ellis TJ [Brinkley TE], Nicklas BJ, Kanaya AM, Satterfield S, Simonsick EM, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kritchevsky SB. High plasma oxidized low-density lipoprotein levels are associated with increased arterial stiffness: is physical activity a mediator? [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;117(11):e280.

Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ, Lyles MF, Marsh AP, Miller GD, Miller ME, Leng X. Effect of PPAR gamma use during a hypocaloric diet for weight loss on reductions in total and visceral fat in older men and women [abstract]. Diabetes. 2008;57(Suppl 1):A482.

Brenes GA, Kritchevsky SB, Mehta KM, Yaffe K, Simonsick EM, Ayonayon HN, Rosano C, Rubin SM, Satterfield S, Penninx BWJH. Scared to death: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2007;15(3):262-265.

Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Taaffe DR, Nicklas BJ, Visser M, Lee JS, Nevitt M, Tylavsky FA, Rubin SM, et al. Effects of birth cohort and age on body composition in a sample of community-based elderly. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85(2):405-410.

Manini TM, Visser M, Won-Park S, Patel KV, Strotmeyer ES, Chen H, Goodpaster B, De Rekeneire N, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Knee extension strength cutpoints for maintaining mobility. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(3):451-457.

Brenes GA, Newman A, Simonsick E, Houston D, Penninx B, Yaffe K, Harris T, Ayonayon H, Rubin S, Satterfield S, Visser M, Kritchevsky S. Emotional, cognitive and physical reserve and incident functional limitations: results from the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(4 Suppl):S28-S29.

Hegewald MJ, Lefor MJ, Jensen RL, Crapo RO, Kritchevsky SB, Haggerty CL, Bauer DC, Satterfield S, Harris T. Peak expiratory flow is not a quality indicator for spirometry: peak exploratory flow variability and FEV1 are poorly correlated in an elderly population. Chest. 2007;131(5):1494-1499.

Houston DK, Cesari M, Ferrucci L, Cherubini A, Maggio D, Bartali B, Johnson MA, Schwartz GG, Kritchevsky SB. Association between vitamin D status and physical performance: the InCHIANTI study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007;62(4):440-446.

Mansour W, Holvoet P, Shlipak MG, Kritchevsky S, Harris T, Newman AB, Fried LF. Kidney function, oxidized LDL and cardiovascular disease (CVD) [abstract]. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007;49(4):A58.

Pope SK, Kritchevsky SB, Morris MC, Block G, Tylavsky FA, Lee JS, Stewart S, Harris T, Rubin SM, Simonsick EM. Cognitive ability is associated with suspected reporting errors on food frequency questionnaires. J Nutr Health Aging. 2007;11(1):55-58.

Ruhl CE, Harris TB, Ding J, Goodpaster BH, Kanaya AM, Kritchevsky SB, Simonsick EM, Tylavsky FA, Everhart JE. Body mass index and serum leptin concentration independently estimate percentage body fat in older adults. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;85(4):1121-1126.

Houston DK, Ding J, Tooze J, Lee J, Garcia M, Kanaya A, Tylavsky FA, Newman AB, Visser M, Kritchevsky SB. Dietary fats and incident coronary heart disease in older adults: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(Suppl 1):S177.

Iannaccone A, Mura M, Gallaher KT, Johnson EJ, Todd WA, Kenyon E, Harris TL, Harris T, Satterfield S, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Macular pigment optical density in the elderly: findings in a large biracial midsouth population sample. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007;48(4):1458-1465.

Katula JA, Kritchevsky SB, Guralnik JM, Glynn NW, Pruitt L, Wallace K, Walkup MP, Hsu F-C, Studenski SA, Gill TM, et al. Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders pilot study: recruitment and baseline characteristics. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(5):674-683.

Kritchevsky SB, Lenchik L, Leng X, Ding J, Guralnik J, Ferrucci L, Pahor M, Earnest C, Hsu F, Goodpaster G. Body composition and physical function in the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(4 Suppl):S67.

Kritchevsky SB, Leng I, Miller ME, Ding JZ, Kitzman D. DXA derived body composition measures are consistently associated with physical performance across 4 older populations [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A1068.

Lee JS, Visser M, Tylasvky F, Kritchevsky SB, Schwartzs A, Sahyoun N, Harris T, Newman AB. Weight cycling and changes in body composition in community-dwelling older adults [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A154-A155.

Demons JL, Wang X, Lyles MF, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. Effects of weight loss on physical performance in obese postmenopausal women [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(4 Suppl):S164.

Myers RL, Carnagey KM, Soker S, Van Dyke M, Kritchevsky S. Impact of age on characteristics of muscle progenitor cells and adipose derived stem cells [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(4 Suppl):S66.

Sink KM, Leng X, Williamson J, Kritchevsky S, Yaffe K, Psaty B, Kuller L, Yasar S, Atkinson H, Robbins M, Goff D. Centrally active ACE inhibitors may slow cognitive decline: the Cardiovascular Health Study [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(4 Suppl 1):S14.

Yende S, Angus DC, Sultan I, Somes G, Newman AB, Bauer D, Garcia M, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB. Influence of comorbid conditions on long-term mortality after pneumonia in older people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(4):518-525.

Delmonico MJ, Harris TB, Lee J-S, Visser M, Nevitt M, Kritchevsky SB, Tylavsky FA, Newman AB. Alternative definitions of sarcopenia, lower extremity performance, and functional impairment with aging in older men and women. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(5):769-774.

Gallaher KT, Mura M, Todd WA, Harris TL, Kenyon E, Harris T, Johnson KC, Satterfield S, Kritchevsky SB, Iannaccone A. Estimation of macular pigment optical density in the elderly: test-retest variability and effect of optical blur in pseudophakic subjects. Vision Res. 2007;47(9):1253-1259.

Shantakumar S, Terry MB, Paykin A, Teitelbaum SL, Britton JA, Moorman PG, Kritchevsky SB, Neugut AI, Gammon MD. Age and menopausal effects of hormonal birth control and hormone replacement therapy in relation to breast cancer risk. Am J Epidemiol. 2007;165(10):1187-1198.

Maraldi C, Volpato S, Penninx BW, Yaffe K, Simonsick EM, Strotmeyer ES, Cesari M, Kritchevsky SB, Perry S, Ayonayon HN, et al. Diabetes mellitus, glycemic control, and incident depressive symptoms among 70-to 79-year-old persons. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167(11):1137-1144.

Atkinson HH, Rosano C, Simonsick EM, Williamson JD, Davis C, Ambrosius WT, Rapp SR, Cesari M, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Cognitive function, gait speed decline, and comorbidities: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007;62(8):844-850.

Li R, Nicklas B, Pahor M, Newman A, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Harris T, Lakatta E, Bauer DC, Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Polymorphisms of angiotensinogen and angiotensin-converting enzyme associated with lower extremity arterial disease in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study. J Hum Hypertens. 2007;21(8):673-682.

Fried LF, Boudreau R, Lee JS, Chertow G, Kurella-Tamura M, Shlipak MG, Ding J, Sellmayer D, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Kidney function as a predictor of loss of lean mass in older adults: Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55(10):1578-1584.

Hunter DJ, Zhang YQ, Niu JB, Felson DT, Kwoh K, Newman A, Kritchevsky S, Harris T, Carbone L, Nevitt M. Patella malalignment, pain and patellofemoral progression: the Health ABC Study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2007;15(10):1120-1127.

Houston DK, Ding J, Nicklas BJ, Harris TB, Lee JS, Nevitt MC, Rubin SM, Tylavsky FA, Kritchevsky SB. The association between weight history and physical performance in the Health, Aging and Body Composition study. Int J Obes. 2007;31(11):1680-1687.


Vogelzangs N, Beekman ATF, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB, Pahor M, Yaffe K, Rubin SM, Harris TB, Satterfield S, Simonsick EM, et al. Psychosocial risk factors and the metabolic syndrome in elderly persons: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007;62(5):563-569.

Yende S, Angus DC, Ding J, Newman AB, Kellum JA, Li R, Ferrell RE, Zmuda J, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, et al. 4G/5G plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007;176(11):1129-1137.

Morsink LFJ, Vogelzangs N, Nicklas BJ, Beekman ATF, Satterfield S, Rubin SM, Yaffe K, Simonsick E, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Associations between sex steroid hormone levels and depressive symptoms in elderly men and women: results from the Health ABC study. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2007;32(8-10):874-883.

Koster A, Penninx BWJH, Newman AB, Visser M, van Gool CH, Harris TB, van Eijk JThM, Kempen GIJM, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Lifestyle factors and incident mobility limitation in obese and non-obese older adults. Obesity. 2007;15(12):3122-3132.

Houston D, Bopp M, Easter L, Kritchevsky S, Nicklas B. Lean mass loss is associated with low protein intake during dietary-induced weight loss in postmenopausal women [abstract]. Obesity. 2007;15(Suppl 1):A157-A158.

Bopp M, Nicklas B, Miller G, Miller M, Marsh A, Houston D, Carr JJ, Kritchevsky S. Associations among changes in regional fat depots as a result of weight loss in older obese and overweight women [abstract]. Obesity. 2007;15(Suppl 1):A95.

Ding J, Kritchevsky S, Hsu F-C, Harris T, Burke G, Detrano R, Szklo M, Criqui M, Brown E, Carr JJ, et al. Non-subcutaneous adiposity and relation to calcified coronary plaque: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [abstract]. Obesity. 2007;15(9 Suppl):A11.

Houston DK, Tooze JA, Harris TB, Tylavsky FA, Lee JS, Newman AB, Sahyoun N, Sellmeyer D, Kritchevsky SB. A dietary pattern derived to explain physical performance and incidence of mobility limitations: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2007;47(Special Issue I):14-15.

Katula JA, Rejeski WJ, Miller ME, Walkup M, King A, Glynn N, Frierson G, Kritchevsky S. The impact of physical activity on self-efficacy in older adults at risk for mobility disability: the Life-P study [abstract]. Ann Behav Med. 2007;33(Suppl 1):S190.

Pope SK, Kritchevsky SB, Ambrosone C, Yaffe K, Tylavsky F, Simonsick EM, Rosano C, Stewart S, Harris T. Myeloperoxidase polymorphism and cognitive decline in older adults in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2006;163(12):1084-1090.

Bibbins-Domingo K, Chertow GM, Fried LF, Odden MC, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Satterfield S, Cummings SR, Shlipak MG. Renal function and heart failure risk in older black and white individuals: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(13):1396-1402.

Maraldi C, Volpato S, Kritchevsky SB, Cesari M, Andresen E, Leeuwenburgh C, Harris TB, Newman AB, Kanaya A, Johnson KC, et al. Impact of inflammation on the relationship among alcohol consumption, mortality, and cardiac events: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(14):1490-1497.

Figaro MK, Kritchevsky SB, Resnick HE, Shorr RI, Butler J, Shintani A, Penninx BW, Simonsick EM, Goodpaster BH, Newman AB, et al. Diabetes, inflammation, and functional decline in older adults: findings from the Health, Aging and Body Composition (ABC) study. Diabetes Care. 2006;29(9):2039-2045.

Schaap LA, Visser M, Pluijm MF, Deeg DJH, Penninx BWJH, Nicklas BJ, Newman AB, Harris TB, Cauley JA, Kritchevsky SB, et al. Low total and free testosterone levels and decline in physical performance and muscle strength in older men and women [abstract]. Eur J Epidemiol. 2006;21(Suppl):31.

Thorpe RJ Jr, Simonsick EM, Brach JS, Ayonayon H, Satterfield S, Harris TB, Garcia M, Kritchevsky SB. Dog ownership, walking behavior, and maintained mobility in late life. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54(9):1419-1424.

Faulkner KA, Redfern MS, Rosano C, Landsittel DP, Studenski SA, Cauley JA, Zmuda JM, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky SB, Newman AB. Reciprocal influence of concurrent walking and cognitive testing on performance in older adults. Gait Posture. 2006;24(2):182-189.

Pahor M, Blair SN, Espeland M, Fielding R, Gill TM, Guralnik JM, Hadley EC, Kritchevsky SB, Miller ME, Rejeski WJ, et al. Effects of a physical activity intervention on measures of physical performance: results of the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006;61A(11):1157-1165.

Goodpaster BH, Park SW, Harris TB, Kritchevsky SB, Nevitt M, Schwartz AV, Simonsick EM, Tylavsky FA, Visser M, Newman AB. The loss of skeletal muscle strength, mass, and quality in older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2006;61A(10):1059-1064.

Ding J, Nicklas BJ, Fallin MD, de Rekeneire N, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M, Rodondi N, Li R,Zmuda JM, Harris TB. Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 levels but not with myocardial infarction or stroke. Am Heart J. 2006;152(6):1109-1115.

Maraldi C, Volpato S, Kritchevsky S, Andresen E, Harris T, Newman A, Kanaya A, Johnson K, Fellin R, Pahor M. Alcohol consumption, mortality and cardiac events: effect of inflammation. The Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study [abstract]. Atheroscler Suppl. 2006;7(3):317.

Deo R, Fyr CLW, Fried LF, Newman AB, Harris TB, Angleman S, Green C, Kritchevsky SB, Chertow G, Cummings SR, et al. Cystatin C and cardiovascular events in the elderly: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2006;114(18 Suppl):875.

Ding J, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Burke GL, Detrano R, Szklo M, Carr JJ. Pericardial fat is more strongly associated with calcified coronary plaque than body mass index or waist circumference [abstract]. Circulation. 2006;114(18 Suppl):854.

Mangani I, Cesari M, Kritchevsky SB, Maraldi C, Carter CS, Atkinson HH, Penninx BWHJ, Marchionni N, Pahor M. Physical exercise and comorbidity. Results from the Fitness and Arthritis in Seniors Trial (FAST). Aging Clin Exp Res. 2006;18(5):374-380.

De Rekeneire N, Peila R, Ding J, Colbert LH, Visser M, Shorr RI, Kritchevsky SB, Kuller LH, Strotmeyer ES, Schwartz AV, et al. Diabetes, hyperglycemia, and inflammation in older individuals: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study. Diabetes Care. 2006;29(8):1902-1908.

Houston D, Ding J, Nicklas B, Harris T, Lee JS, Nevitt M, Rubin S, Tylavsky F, Kritchevsky S. Weight change from middle to late adulthood predicts incident mobility limitations in older adults: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. Obesity. 2006;14(Abstr Suppl):A10-A11.

Houston D, Schwartz A, Cauley J, Tylavsky F, Simonsick E, Harris T, de Rekeneire N, Nevitt M, Schwartz G, Kritchevsky S. PTH status predicts falls in older well-functioning diabetics: the Health ABC Study [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2006;46(Special Issue 1):241.

Mehrotra N, Tolley EA, Bauer DC, Harris TB, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Meibohm B. Predictors of mortality in elderly subjects with obstructive airway disease: the pile score [abstract]. Chest. 2006;130(4 Suppl):85S.

Nicklas B, Miller G, Houston D, Kritchevsky S. Epidemiology of obesity in old age: biological, clinical, social and policy implications: clinical treatment of obesity in the elderly [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2006;46(Special Issue 1):357.

Park SW, Goodpaster B, Lee JS, Kritchevsky S, Nevitt M, De Rekeneire N, Tylavsky F, Harris T, Newman A. Accelerated loss of body mass in older adults with diabetes [abstract]. Diabetes. 2006;55(Suppl 1):A69.

Strotmeyer E, Lauretani F, Hogervorst E, deRekeneire N, Schwartz A, Houston D, Lee J, Tylavsky F, Vinik A, Kritchevsky S, et al. Peripheral nerve function and its associatins in aged populations: low vitamin B12 levels are related to worse peripheral nerve function in older adults [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2006;46(Special Issue 1):3.

Penninx BW, Nicklas BJ, Goodpaster B, Yaffe K, Harris T, Satterfield S, de Rekeniere N, Newman A, Kritchevsky S. Metabolic syndrome increases onset of mobility limitations [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2006;46(Special Issue I):549.

Braun BI, Kritchevsky SB, Kusek L, Wong ES, Solomon SL, Steele L, Richards CL, Gaynes RP, Simmons B. Comparing bloodstream infection rates: the effect of indicator specifications in the Evaluation of Processes and Indicators in Infection Control (EPIC) study. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006;27(1):14-22.

Lee JS, Kritchevsky SB, Tylavsky F, Harris TB, Ayonayon HN, Newman AB. Factors associated with impaired appetite in well-functioning community-dwelling older adults. J Nutr Elder. 2006;26(1-2):27-43.

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