Scott, D., Hayes, A., Sanders, K. M, Aitken, D., Ebeling, P. R & Jones, G. (2014). Operational definitions of sarcopenia and their associations with 5-year changes in falls risk in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults. Osteoporosis International,25(1), 187-193. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-013-2431-5
Sarcopenia may be diagnosed in the clinic using operational definitions based on low muscle mass or function. This prospective, population-based study revealed that sex-specific associations may exist between operational definitions of sarcopenia and falls in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults.
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