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Live Presentation Series, Rusk Research Symposium 2017: Dr. Walter Frontera: International Leader in

Live Presentation Series, Rusk Research Symposium 2017: Dr. Walter Frontera: International Leader in

This interview is a live presentation that was presented at the 3rd Annual Rusk Research Symposium during the summer. The title of the talk is: Understanding Sarcopenia and the Role of Exercise in the Elderly. Please excuse any quality issues during this live presentation. Dr. Walter Frontera is a Professor in both the Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine and the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Frontera was presented with an award at the Rusk Rehabilitation Research Symposium held on Friday June 16 and his presentation at that symposium will be aired in a future segment. This interview is part 1 of 2 and explores Dr. Frontera's insights on mitochondrial function of skeletal muscle, his areas of research, the kinds of patients that he treats, arriving at accurate diagnoses, and translation of clinical findings and evidence-based research to the bedside. Dr. Frontera's main research intere

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