The Impact of Low Muscle Mass Definition on the Prevalence of Sarcopenia in Older Australians

Background. Sarcopenia is the presence of low muscle mass and low muscle function. The aim of this study was to establish cutoffs for low muscle mass using three published methods and to compare the prevalence of sarcopenia in older Australians. Methods. Gender specific cutoffs levels were identifie...

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Main Authors: Solomon Yu, Sarah Appleton, Robert Adams, Ian Chapman, Gary Wittert, Thavarajah Visvanathan, Renuka Visvanathan
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2014-01-01
Series:BioMed Research International
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