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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004369-01A2
Title: High intensity interval training and nicotinamide riboside treatment to enhance functional capacity and reduce frailty during aging
Principal Investigator:

Bruce R. Troen

Location: Buffalo, NY
Congressional District Code: 26
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $153,516
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$708,628
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

High intensity interval training and nicotinamide riboside treatment to enhance functional capacity and reduce frailty during aging Frailty is a condition of poor physiological reserve that increases susceptibility to falls, hospitalization, disability, and mortality. The incidence of frailty increases after the age 65, growing from 10% to as many as 50% of those 85 years or older; therefore over 9 million veterans are either frail or at risk for frailty. Exercise has proven benefits for frailt...



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