PSYC 357 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Pattern Hair Loss, Bone Density, Subcutaneous Tissue

81 views15 pages

Document Summary

Botox also popular (nerve poison and paralyzes muscle and relaxes skin/temporarily reduces wrinkle: or facelifts (surgical, artificial fillers, laser resurfacing tx, microdermabrasion, hair= grey hair b/c loss of pigmentation in hairs as production of melanin ceases. Ideal bmi= 23 in men and 21 in women. Total body weight increases from 20s to mid 50s then declines, most weight gain thru middle adulthood increase in bmi (fat around weight and hips, middle aged spread) Anorexia of aging= loss of ffm b/c of inadequate food intake (happens b/c of hormonal changes in hunger regulation) Important to exercise and feel good about self/body even when you"re older: mobility, all of bones, joints, tendons, ligaments undergo age related changes, muscles: sarcopenia (progressive loss of muscle mass) Reduction in number and size of muscle fibers (esp fast twitch ones for speed/strength) As muscle mass decreases is first replaced by connective tissue, then by fat (1-

Get access

Grade+
$40 USD/m
Billed monthly
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
10 Verified Answers
Class+
$30 USD/m
Billed monthly
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
7 Verified Answers

Related Documents