Differences in sarcopenia prevalence between upper-body and lower-body based EWGSOP2 muscle strength criteria: the Tromsø study 2015–2016

Abstract Background The European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP2) recommends grip strength and chair stand tests to be used as primary defining measures. It is unclear how either test affects prevalence estimates. Methods This cross-sectional study involved 3498 community-dwelli...

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Main Authors: Jonas Johansson, Bjørn Heine Strand, Bente Morseth, Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock, Sameline Grimsgaard
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-11-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12877-020-01860-w