Muscle quantity and function measurements are acceptable to older adults during and post- hospitalisation: results of a questionnaire-based study

Abstract Background To evaluate the acceptability of handgrip strength, gait speed, quadriceps ultrasound, and Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) to older adults conducted during and following hospitalisation. Methods Questionnaire-based study conducted upon completion of prospective cohort stud...

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Main Authors: Carly Welch, Carolyn Greig, Tahir Masud, Thomas A. Jackson
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-02-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
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