Area: Exercise Physiology of Aging

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Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics
University of
Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
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Caserotti PaoloExercise physiologist
Ph.d in exercise physiology in aging at the Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Center of Applied and Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, University of Southern Denmark. Actual position: Post doc in exercise physiology at the Institute of Sports Science, University of Southern Denmark. 

Area of research:
i) Neuromuscular system and aging
ii) Resistance, aerobic and multi component training for elderly people.
iii) Biomechanical assessment of functional motor tasks in elderly people.

Area of teaching:

i) Biological aging;
ii) effect of physical activity and exercise training in elderly people;
iii) Biomechanics
iv) Resistance training for specific population.


1. Ward RE, Caserotti P, Faulkner K, Boudreau RM, Zivkovic S, Lee C, Goodpaster BH, Cawthon PM, Newman AB, Cauley JA, Strotmeyer ES for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group. Peripheral Nerve Function & Lower Extremity Muscle Power in Older Men. Accepted for publication in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2013

2. Ceci R, Beltran Valls MR, Duranti G, Dimauro I, Quaranta F, Pittaluga M, Sabatini S, Caserotti P, Parisi P, Parisi A, Caporossi D. Oxidative stress responses to a graded maximal exercise test in older adults following explosive-type resistance training. Accepted for publication in Redox Biology  2013

3. van der Berg JD, Bosma H, Harris TB, Caserotti P, Eiriksdottir G, Arnardottir NY, Martin KR, Brychta RJ, Chen KY, Sveinsson T, Johannsson E, Launer JL, Gudnason V, Stehouwer CDA, Koster A. Midlife determinants associated with sedentary behavior in olde age: The Age, Gene/Enviroment Susceptibility (AGESII) – Reykjavik study. Accepted for pubblicaiton in Medicine Science SPOrts and Exercise. 2013

4. Beltran Valls MR, Dimauro I , Brunelli A, Caserotti P, Duranti G, Parisi P, Caporossi D. Explosive-type of moderate-resistance training in the elderly: functional and biological effects. Accepted for publication in AGE.  2013, [Epub ahead of print]

5. Andrade, ACPDF, Caserotti P, de Carvalho CMP, Abade, EAD, Sampaio AJD. Reliability of the concentric, eccentric and isometric knee extension and flexion when using the REV9000 isokinetic dynamometer. Journal of Human Kinetics; 2013 (37): 47-53.  

6. Sheu Y, Marshall LM,Holton FK, Boudreau RM, Strotmeyer E, Cawthon PC, Caserotti P, Cauley JA Abdominal body composition measured by quantitative computed tomography and risk of non-spinal fractures: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study. Osteoporos Int. 2013; 24(8):2231-41.

7. Van Domelen DR, Caserotti P, Brychta RJ, Harris TB, Patel K, Chen KY, Arnardottir NẎ, Eirikdottir G, Launer L, Gudnason V, Sveinsson ϸ, Jὁhannsson E, Koster A. Is there a sex difference in accelerometer counts during walking in older adults? Accepted for publication in Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2013, [Epub ahead of print] 

8. Arnardottir NYr, Brychta RJ, Caserotti P, Eiriksdottir G, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Koster A,  Launer L, Sverrisdottir JE, Chen KY, Sveinsson T. Objective measurements of daily physical activity patterns in older adults: Age, Gene/Enviroment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study. Age Ageing. 2013; 42(2):222-9.

9. Rasku J, Pyykkö I, Juhola M, Garcia M, Harris TB, Launer L, Eiriksdottir G, Siggeirsdottir K, Jonsson P, Hoffman H, Petersen H, Rasmussen C, Caserotti P, Toppila E, Pajala S, Gudnason V. Can the force platform be useful in the prediction of gender- and age- dependent derangement of postural control mechanisms? Journal of Vestibular Research 2012; 22(5-6):243-52.

10. Koster A, Caserotti P, Patel K, Matthews CE, Berrigan D, Van Domelen DR, Brychta RJ, wMcClain JJ, Chen KY, Troiano RP, Harris TB. Association of sedentary time with mortality independent of moderate to vigorous physical activity. PLoS One 2012; 7(6):e37696.

11. Jorgensen MG, Rathleff MS, Laessoe U, Caserotti P, Nielsen OB, Aagaard P. Time-of-day influences postural balance in older adults. Gait Posture. 2012; 35(4):653-7.

12. Swindell WR, Cummings SR, Sanders JL, Caserotti P, Rosano C, Satterfield S, Strotmeter ES, Harris TB, Simonsick EM, Cawthon PM. Data mining identifies digit symbol substitution test score and serum cystatin C as dominant predictor of mortality in older men and women. Rejuvenation research 2012; 15(4):405-13

13. Baracos V, Caserotti P, Earthman CP, Fields D, Gallagher D, Hall KD, Heymsfield SB, Müller MJ, Rosen AN, Pichard C, Redman LM, Shen W, Shepherd JA, Thomas D. Advances in the science and application of body composition measurement. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr; 2012 36 (1):96-107.

14. Van Domelen DR, Koster A, Caserotti P, Brychta JR, Kong YC, McClain JJ, Troiano R, Berrigan D, Harris TB Employment and daily physical activity in the U.S. Am J Prev Med;  2011; 41 (2): 136-145.
15. Koster A, Ding J, Stenholm S, Caserotti P, Houston DK, Nicklas BJ, You T, Lee JS, Visser M, Newman AB, Schwartz AV, Cauley JA, Tylavsky FA, Goodpaster BH, Kritchevsky SB, Harris TB, Does the amount of fat mass predict the age-related loss of lean mass, muscle strength, and muscle quality in older adults? J Gerontology A Biol Sci Med Sci 66A 2011; (8): 888-895.

16. Cawthon PM, Fox KM, Gandra SR, Delmonico MJ, Chiou CF, Anthony MS, Caserotti P, Kritchevsky S, Newmann AB, Goodpaster B, Satterfiedl S, Cummings, SR, Harris TB for the Health ABC study. Clustering of strength, physical function, lean mass thigh muscle area and muscle density and risk of disability in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc May; 2011; 59 (5): 781-787.

17. Holsgaard-Larsen A., Caserotti P., Puggaard L., and Aagaard P. Stair-ascent performance in elderly women: effect of explosive strength training. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 2011; 19 (2) 117-136.

18. Bankoski A, Harris TB, McClain J, Brychta RJ, Chen KY, Caserotti P, Troiano RP, Berrigan D, Koster A Sedentary Behaviour and Metabolic Risk among Older Adults in the United States. Diabetes Care. 2011; 34(2): 497-503.

19. Caserotti P. Strength training in older adults: changes in mechanical muscle function and functional performance. The Open Sports Science Journal 2010; 3: 62-66.

20. Aagaard P, Suetta C, Caserotti P Magnusson SP Kjaer M. Role of the nervous system in sarcopenia and muscle atrophy with aging – strength training as countermeasure. Scand J Med Sci Sports 2010; 20: 49-64.

21. Caserotti P., Aagaard P., Buttrup J., and Puggaard L. Explosive-heavy resistance training in old and very old adults: changes in rapid muscle force, strength and power. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2008; 18 (6): 773-782.

22. Caserotti P., Aagaard P., and Puggaard L. Changes in power and force generation during coupled eccentric-concentric versus concentric muscle contraction with training and aging. Eur J Appl Phys. 2008; 103 (2): 151-161.

23. Caserotti P. Strength training in the elderly population: changes in mechanical muscle output and functional performance. In Strength Training for Sports, Health, Aging and Rehabilitation – 5th International Conference on Strength Training. (Eds: Aagaard P, Madsen K, Bojsen-Møller J, Magnusson SP), University of Southern Denmark, 2006 pp. 65-69.

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