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Changes in testosterone related to body composition in late midlife: Findings from the 1946 British birth cohort study

Bann, D; Wu, FC; Keevil, B; Lashen, H; Adams, J; Hardy, R; Muniz, G; ... Ong, KK; + view all (2015) Changes in testosterone related to body composition in late midlife: Findings from the 1946 British birth cohort study. Obesity , 23 (7) pp. 1486-1492. 10.1002/oby.21092. Green open access

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Abstract

Randomized trials in men with testosterone deficiency have provided evidence of short-term effects of testosterone therapy on muscle and fat mass but it is unclear whether this persists over a longer period or how testosterone affects women. We examined whether the midlife decline in testosterone relates to fat and lean mass in both sexes.

Type: Article
Title: Changes in testosterone related to body composition in late midlife: Findings from the 1946 British birth cohort study
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1002/oby.21092
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/oby.21092
Language: English
Additional information: © 2015 The Authors. Obesity published by Wiley Periodicals Inc. on behalf of The Obesity Society This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education > IOE - Social Science
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Pop Health Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular Science
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1470368
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