Muscle mass, metabolic quality and physical function in frail older people with non-weight bearing fractures.
September 5, 2019
“No decline with age is as dramatic or potentially more significant than the decline in lean body mass” (1). In 1989 Rosenberg published this observation and coined the term sarcopenia, a description that has subsequently been extended to incorporate the associated loss of muscle strength and function (2, 3). Muscle loss begins in the fifth …
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