Lecture 2-3 Theories of Aging!
Definitions: Stochastic, free radicals, lipofuscin, plastic, telomere, telomerase!
3 categories and define all theories!
what is the paradigm shift? (Anton 2005)!
Effects of different types of aging in cells !
normal aging -
1. According to Holliday (2006),
a. what are some of the causes of senescence, aging, and death?
loss of immune functions and autoimmunity;
a decline in muscle strength;
osteoporosis and osteoarthritis;
inflammatory damage to tissues;
Sensation & Perception
List the major sensory systems
vision, audition, gustation, olfaction, tactile (touch),
vestibular (balance), kinaesthetic (muscle sense)
sharpness or keenness of thought, vision or
When does decline in acuit
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Theories of Aging
What is Aging?
Changes in multiple physiological systems"
Increased risk for various diseases
What are the diseases you have increased risk for
Cancer, atherosclerosis, osteoporosis,
osteoarthritis, skin aging, immune
GRT2111 Final Exam Study Guide
This exam does not contain case studies. However, you may be asked to
interpret data based on any of the material presented. You may also be
asked about any of the discussion questions at the end of each lecture.