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Osteoporosis and the risk of fracture

In this video, Professor Eugene McCloskey from the University of Sheffield discusses how bones change with age and a common age-related bone condition, osteoporosis. Bone strength decreases with age and …

Thank you and farewell

Congratulations, you have now reached the end of ‘The Musculoskeletal System’. It has been rewarding to read about the impact this course has made on your lives and what you …

Foods for healthy bones and muscles

In this article, we’ll look at the foods you can eat for healthy bone and muscles. We’ll be looking at the typical nutrient content of a range of different foods …

How do our tendons age?

Tendons are bands of fibrous tissue which bind muscle to bone. They are designed to withstand bending, stretching and twisting, but can become injured due to a combination of factors …

Future research at CIMA

CIMA host regular meetings where members from Sheffield, Liverpool and Newcastle can get together and listen to the latest research. At these meetings, students on the Musculoskeletal Ageing Master of …

Real people discuss their dietary choices

This week, we have seen how important a healthy diet is for optimising musculoskeletal health. In this video, we speak to a selection of people of all ages to hear …

What happens to our bodies when we age?

We can all recognise the outward signs of ageing – wrinkled skin, grey hair, visible bones – but what is happening inside our bodies to drive these changes? The ageing …