Development of a Simple and Practical Screening Tool for Detection of Sarcopenia in Older People: The Bushehr Elderly Health Program

Background: Sarcopenia is defined by the loss of muscle mass and function with a considerable prevalence which increases morbidity and mortality. We aimed to develop and validate a simple tool for screening of sarcopenia in Iranian older population.Methods: In this study, we included 2,211 adults ag...

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Main Authors: Gita Shafiee, Afshin Ostovar, Saba Maleki Birjandi, Iraj Nabipour, Bagher Larijani, Ramin Heshmat
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-04-01
Series:Frontiers in Medicine
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