Sarcopenia in daily practice: assessment and management.

Beaudart, Charlotte.
McCloskey, Eugène.
Bruyère, Olivier.
Cesari, Matteo.
Rolland, Yves.
Rizzoli, René.
Araujo de Carvalho, Islène.
Amuthavalli Thiyagarajan, Jotheeswaran.
Bautmans, Ivan.
Bertière, Marie-Claude.
Brandi, Maria Luisa.
Al-Daghri, Nasser M.
Burlet, Nansa.
Cavalier, Etienne.
Cerreta, Francesca.
Cherubini, Antonio.
Fielding, Roger.
Gielen, Evelien.
Landi, Francesco.
Petermans, Jean.
Reginster, Jean-Yves.
Visser, Marjolein.
Kanis, John.
Cooper, Cyrus.

Background: Sarcopenia is increasingly recognized as a correlate of ageing and is associated with increased likelihood of adverse outcomes including falls, fractures, frailty and mortality. Several tools have been recommended to assess muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance in clinical trials. Whilst these tools have proven... read more

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Beaudart, Charlotte, Eugène McCloskey, Olivier Bruyère, Matteo Cesari, Yves Rolland, René Rizzoli, Islène Araujo de Carvalho, Jotheeswaran Amuthavalli Thiyagarajan, Ivan Bautmans, Marie-Claude Bertière, Maria Luisa Brandi, Nasser M. Al-Daghri, Nansa Burlet, Etienne Cavalier, Francesca Cerreta, Antonio Cherubini, Roger Fielding, Evelien Gielen, Francesco Landi, Jean Petermans, Jean-Yves Reginster, Marjolein Visser, John Kanis, and Cyrus Cooper. "Sarcopenia in daily practice: assessment and management." BMC Geriatrics 16, no. 1 (12, 2016): 1-10.
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