October 30th, 2015
After age 30, you can lose up to 5 per cent of you muscle mass every decade. Are you interested in how to slow/stop this loss of muscle?
BBC Two’s Trust Me, I’m a Doctor, in conjunction with the University’s School of Medicine, need volunteers aged 50 to 79 wanting to get more exercise to take part in an experiment. You will be needed for two filming days in Nottingham/Derby at the begininning of November and a the end of December – dates TBC.
All you’ll need to do is a set of fun exercises for a few weeks, designed to fit in with your daily life. No gym required!
If you fit the criteria and would like the chance to be on TV then the team would love to hear from you – please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0141 422 6959.
Tags: BBC, exercise, health, staff, study, take part, television, Trust Me I'm a Doctor
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September 25th, 2016 at 7:06 pm
I am 70 years and 5 months. Had bowel cancer – hemicolectomy and chemotherapy – in 2000. Also diverticular disease in remaining colon. Have difficulties with diet and weight gain. Have recently managed to lose 1 stone plus but would like to know how to convert flab to muscle mass and maintain it!
September 29th, 2016 at 2:20 pm
Hi Elizabeth, thank you for the comment. Unfortunately this is an old article – the study took place last year. However if the BBC gets in touch with a similar opportunity in future we will make sure to let you know.