Sarcopenia, dynapenia and the impact of advancing age on human skeletal muscle size and strength; a quantitative review.

Changing demographics make it ever more important to understand the modifiable risk factors for disability and loss of independence with advancing age. For more than two decades there has been increasing interest in the role of sarcopenia, the age related loss of muscle or lean mass, in curtailing a...

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Main Authors: William Kyle Mitchell, Philip James Atherton, John eWilliams, Michael eLarvin, Jonathan Norman Lund, Marco eNarici
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2012-07-01
Series:Frontiers in Physiology
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