University of Colorado
School of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Our first Presentation for the 2015-2016
academic year will be on
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015,
Our topic will be :
Aging and Skeletal Muscle
Russell RIchardson, PhD
Goodman Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
Associate Director for Research
Salt Lake City VAMC, GRECC
The Learning Objectives are:
1. Understand the basis of work efficiency and the difference between Gross, Net, and Delta Efficiency as it relates to physical work.
2. Differentiate between contractile and non-contractile efficiency in terms of skeletal muscle.
3. Understand the rational for maximal strength training in the elderly as a countermeasure for both decreased work efficiency and a reduction in type II skeletal muscle fibers.
Geriatric Grand Rounds will be presented on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursday mornings from 7:30 - 8:30am, starting in September 2015 and ending at the
end of May 2016
Geriatric Grand Rounds are presented in the Board Room (Room 7000) at Academic Office One (AO1), 12631 East 17th Ave. Aurora, CO 80045