Sarcopenia: The new definitions
2015 (English)In: Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care, ISSN 1363-1950, E-ISSN 1473-6519, Vol. 18, no 1, 1-4 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Purpose of review: To highlight the new international definitions of sarcopenia.
Recent findings: New international definitions of sarcopenia have been evaluated and shown to be predictive of poor outcomes in older persons.
Summary: There is now international agreement that the definition for sarcopenia should include not only muscle mass, but also some measure of muscle function, such as walking speed or distance or grip strength.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. Vol. 18, no 1, 1-4 p.
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-237335DOI: 10.1097/MCO.0000000000000119ISI: 000346121700001PubMedID: 25207791OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-237335DiVA: diva2:767463