Here you can find out more about the PANINI networks published research outcomes through it In Press or Published journal papers. 

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Paper Title





23. Sarcopenia and its association with falls and fractures in older adults: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle Suey S.Y. Yeung, Esmee M. Reijnierse, Vivien K. Pham, Marijke C. Trappenburg,  Wen Kwang Lim, Carel G.M. Meskers, Andrea B. Maier

Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and MuscleVolume10, Issue3


June 2019


Pages 485-500

22. Malnutrition is associated with dynamic physical performance

Aging Clinical & Experimental Research  Keenan A. Ramsey, Carel G. M. Meskers, Marijke C. Trappenburg, Sjors Verlaan, Esmee M. Reijnierse, Anna C. Whittaker, Andrea B. Maier  Aging Clin Exp Res (Aug 2019).  Page 1-8 

21. Current knowledge and practice of Australian and New Zealand healthcare professionals in sarcopenia diagnosis and treatment: Time to move forward!

Australasian Journal on Ageing   Suey SY Yeung, Esmee M Reijinierse, Marijke C Trappenburg, Carel GM Meskers, Andrea B Maier  15-Oct-19 

20. Distance metrics for genome scale metabolic networks


 Cabbia A, Hilbers PAJ, van Riel NAW. 


19. One-year Mediterranean-diet promotes epigenetic rejuvenation in the elderly participants of the NU-AGE study: country and sex-specific effects.


Gensous N, Garagnani P, A. S, Giuliani C, Ostan R, Fabbri C, et al

Geroscience. 2020 Jan 24

18. Validity of Nutritional Screening Tools for Community-Dwelling. Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Journal of American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA)

Jennifer M.J. Isautier MSc,
Marija Bosnic MSc, Suey S.Y. Yeung MSc, Marijke C. Trappenburg
MD, PhD, Carel G.M. Meskers MD,
PhD, Anna C. Whittaker PhD,
Andrea B. Maier MD, PhD

August 2019

doi: 10.1016/

17. Frailty Levels in Geriatric Hospital paTients (FLIGHT) - The prevalence of frailty amongst geriatric populations within hospital ward settings: A systematic review protocol

BMJ Open, 2019; 9

Doody, P.D., Aunger, J.A.,
Asamane, E., Lord, J.M., Greig,
C.A. & Whittaker, A.C.



16. A novel behavioural INTErvention to REduce Sitting Time in older adults undergoing orthopaedic surgery (INTEREST): protocol for a randomised controlled feasibility study

Pilot and Feasibility Studies volume 5, Article number: 54 (2019)

Justin Avery Aunger, Colin James Greaves, Edward T. Davis & 
Carolyn Anne Greig

April 2019


15. Age-Related DNA Methylation Changes: Potential Impact on Skeletal Muscle Aging in Humans

Frontiers in Physiology 

Noémie Gensous,
Maria Giulia Bacalini,
Claudio Franceschi, Carel G.
M. Meskers, Andrea B. Maier
and Paolo Garagnani

August 2019


14. Assessing the feasibility and impact of an adapted resistance training intervention, aimed at improving the multi-dimensional health and functional capacity of frail older adults in residential care settings: protocol for a feasibility study

Pilot and Feasibility Studies

Paul Doody, Janet M. Lord, 
Anna C. Whittaker 

July 2019

13. Physical Activity and Nutrition INfluences in Ageing: Current Findings from the PANINI Project

AGMR - Adv Geriatr Med Res. 2019;1:e190005

Whittaker, A.C. et al

July 2019



12. A systematic review of randomised controlled trials investigating prehabilitation before major intra-abdominal cancer surgery: An analysis of prehabilitation content and outcome measures.

Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2019

Thomas G, Tahir MR, Bongers BC, Kallen VL, Slooter GD, van Meeteren NL.

June 2019

doi: 10.1097/

11. The Impact of Caloric Restriction on the Epigenetic Signatures of Aging

International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Gensous, N., Claudio Franceschi, Aurelia Santora, Maddalena Milazzo, Paolo Garagnani, Maria Giulia Bacalini



10. Perceptions and Factors Influencing Eating Behaviours and Physical Function in Community-Dwelling Ethnically Diverse Older Adults: A Longitudinal Qualitative Study

Nutrients 11(6)

Evans Asamane, Carolyn Greig, Justin Aunger, Janice Thompson



9. Response to the Letter to the Editor: “Understanding the Feasibility and Validity of Muscle Strength Measurements in Aging Adults”

Journal of American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) - Letters to the Editor / JAMDA 20 (2019) 99e106

Suey Yeung, Andrea Maier

January 2019


8. Interventions targeting sedentary behaviour in non-working older adults: a systematic review

Maturitas: Volume 116 (pp. 89-99)

Justin Avery Aunger, Paul Doody, Carolyn Anne Greig

October 2018


7.Handgrip Strength Cannot Be Assumed a Proxy for Overall Muscle Strength

Journal of American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) 

Suey S.Y. Yeung, Esmee M. Reijnierse,
Marijke C. Trappenburg, Jean-Yves
Hogrel,Jamie S. McPhee, Mathew Piasecki,
Sarianna Sipila, Anu Salpakoski,
Andrea B. Maier et al

August 2018


6. Knee extension strength measurements should be considered as part of the comprehensive geriatric assessment

BMC Geriatrics


Suey S. Y. Yeung, Esmee M. Reijnierse, Marijke C. Trappenburg, Gerard J. Blauw, Carel G. M. Meskers, Andrea B. Maier



5. Systematic review on prehabilitation in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery: Why are we failing to prove the obvious?

Clinical Nutrition

Gwen Thomas, Rizwan Tahir,
Bart Bongers, Victor Kallen,
Gerrit Slooter, Nico van Meeteren 

June 2018

4. Physical performance in relation to menopause status and physical activity


Bondarev, Dmitriy, MSc;
Laakkonen, Eija, K., PhD;
Finni, Taija, PhD; Kokko, Katja,
PhD1; Kujala, Urho, M., PhD; Aukee,
Pauliina, PhD4; Kovanen,
Vuokko, PhD1; Sipilä, Sarianna, PhD

May 21, 2018


3. Physical activity and nutrition influences in ageing (PANINI)

Open Access Government

Whittaker, A.C.



2. Physical Activity and Nutrition INfluences In ageing (PANINI): consortium mission statement

Aging Clinical and Experimental Research (2017

Whittaker, A.C., Delledonne,
M., Finni, T. et al.



1. The epigenetic landscape of age-related diseases: the geroscience perspective

Biogerontology (2017)

Gensous, N., Bacalini, M.G.,
Pirazzini, C. et al.

First Online: 28 March 2017