Sarcopenia: Its definition, prevalence, functional outcomes and prevention

Aging is associated with progressive loss of muscle mass and strength, which may lead to a geriatric syndrome known as sarcopenia. Sarcopenia was originally defined as loss of muscle mass, however, recent definitions have incorporated other components such as muscle strength and physical performance...

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Main Authors: Miji Kim, Shoji Shinkai
Format: Article
Published: Japanese Society of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine 2013-11-01
Series:Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine
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