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Article title: Appendicular lean mass is lower in late compared with early perimenopausal women: potential role of FSH

Authors: Young-Min Park, Catherine M. Jankowski, Cemal Ozemek, Kerry L. Hildreth, Wendy M. Kohrt, Kerrie L. Moreau

From the authors: “Our data suggest that the late perimenopausal stage may be a vulnerable period for the loss of skeletal muscle, potentially related to elevations in [follicle stimulating hormone].” 

This study is highlighted as one of June’s "best of the best" as part of the American Physiological Society's APSselect program.

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Journal of Applied Physiology