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ba0007oc5 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Low birthweight is associated with poorer limb muscle mass and grip strength in middle age: findings from the UK Biobank Imaging Enhancement

Curtis Elizabeth , Liu Justin , Ward Kate , Jameson Karen , Raisi-Estabragh Zahra , Bell Jimmy , Petersen Steffen , Cooper Cyrus , Harvey Nicholas

Objectives: Low birthweight has been shown to be associated with poorer musculoskeletal health in later life in a variety of epidemiological studies. We investigated relationships between birthweight, and grip strength or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measures of muscle volume in UK Biobank.Methods: UK Biobank is a large prospective cohort of men and women aged 40–69 years, including a detailed baseline assessment in which birthweight was collect...