Best of Age and Ageing

Age and Ageing is a leading clinical geriatric medicine journal, publishing diverse and engaging research. Discover what the journal readers value most in this collection from the top cited and most downloaded articles, to the papers gaining the most popularity online. All papers are free to access.

Top Cited

Age and Ageing’s most recent top cited research.

Development and validation of an electronic frailty index using routine primary care electronic health record data
Andrew Clegg, Chris Bates, John Young, et al.
Volume 45, Issue 3 (2016)

Clinical effectiveness of orthogeriatric and fracture liaison service models of care for hip fracture patients: population-based longitudinal study
Samuel Hawley, M.Kassim, Javaid, Daniel Prieto-Alhambra, et al.
Volume 45, Issue 2 (2016)

The risk of overweight/obesity in mid-life and late life for the development of dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
Emilio Pedditizi, Ruth Peters, Nigel Beckett
Volume 45, Issue 1 (2016)

Efficacy and safety of apixaban compared with aspirin in the elderly: a subgroup analysis from the AVERROES trial
Kuan H. Ng, Olga Shestakovska, Stuart J. Connolly, et al.
Volume 45, Issue 1 (2016)

Global variation in grip strength: a systematic review and meta-analysis of normative data
Richard M. Dodds, Holly, E. Syddall, Rachel Cooper, et al.
Volume 45, Issue 2 (2016)

Top Downloaded

The papers which continue to be the most downloaded from Age and Ageing’s entire archive.

STOPP/START criteria for potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people: version 2
Denis O’Mahony, David O’Sullivan, Stephen Byrne, et al
Volume 44, Issue 2 (2015)

Falls in older people: epidemiology, risk factors and strategies for prevention
Laurence Z. Rubenstein
Volume 35, Supplement 2 (2006)

Sarcopenia: European consensus on definition and diagnosis: Report of the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People
Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft, Jean Pierre Baeyens, Jürgen M. Bauer, et al.
Volume 39, Issue 4 (2010)

Risks and benefits of whole body vibration training in older people
Katherine Brooke-Wavell, Neil J. Mansfield
Volume 38, Issue 3 (2009)

A review of the measurement of grip strength in clinical and epidemiological studies: towards a standardised approach
Helen C. Roberts, Hayley J. Denison, Helen J. Martin, et al.
Volume 40, Issue 4 (2011)

Top-Scoring Altmetric

The articles gaining the most attention online via social media, blogs and online news outlets.

Sauna bathing is inversely associated with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in middle-aged Finnish men
Tanjaniina Laukkanen, Setor Kunutsor, Jussi Kauhanen, Jari Antero Laukkanen
Volume 46, Issue 2 (2017)

Sex on the brain! Associations between sexual activity and cognitive function in older age
Hayley Wright, Rebecca A. Jenks
Volume 45, Issue 2 (2016)

Working hours and sleep duration in midlife as determinants of health-related quality of life among older businessmen
Mikaela Birgitta von Bonsdorff, Arto Strandberg, Monika von Bonsdorff, et al.
Volume 46, Issue 1 (2017)

Inequalities in receipt of mental and physical healthcare in people with dementia in the UK
Claudia Cooper, Rebecca Lodwick, Kate Walters, et al.
Volume 46, Issue 3 (2017)

Can consultant geriatrician led comprehensive geriatric assessment in the emergency department reduce hospital admission rates? A systematic review
Samuel Jay, Paula Whittaker, Jerome Mcintosh, Nicholas Hadden
Volume 46, Issue 3