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Musculoskeletal Aging: Inflammation

  • By: Yuri R. Nakasato & Bruce A. Carnes
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

The major components of the integrated musculoskeletal system are the muscles, bones, and joints. Aging is defined as the progressive degradation of biological function over time that results from an accumulation of biological damage that eventually exceeds the repair ...

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