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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013, Article ID 942030, 6 pages
Clinical Study

Effects of Growth Hormone Administration on Muscle Strength in Men over 50 Years Old

1Endocrine Service, Clementino Fraga Filho University Hospital, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Barão de Lucena, 135/202 Botafogo, 22260-020 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2Physical Activity and Health Promotion Laboratory (LABSAU), Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
3Salgado de Oliveira University, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Received 22 July 2013; Revised 16 October 2013; Accepted 21 November 2013

Academic Editor: Andreas Höflich

Copyright © 2013 A. B. W. Tavares et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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