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Abstract

The sections in this article are:

1 Approaching the Study of Human Aging—Advantages of Longitudinal Studies
2 Study Populations and the Role of Epidemiological Studies
2.1 Large‐Scale Population‐Based Studies
2.2 Investigating Common Conditions of Multifactorial Origin
3 Measuring Health and Disease Among Older Persons
3.1 Function and Disease
3.2 Measurement Issues
4 Practical Considerations in Conducting Studies Among Older Persons
4.1 Obtaining and Maintaining Study Participation
4.2 Other Practical Considerations
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Denis A. Evans. Human Studies. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 28: Handbook of Physiology, Aging: 83-92. First published in print 1995. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp110105