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Development of a Japanese version of the SARC-F for diabetic patients: an examination of reliability and validity

Endocrinology
Author
Ida S et al.
Used Parameters : ASM, SMI

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Japan

Journal : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research

Background SARC-F is a 5-item, self-administered questionnaire developed to screen sarcopenia. To date, no Japanese version of the SARC-F has been developed. Aims To create a Japanese version of the SARC-F (SARC-FJ), a questionnaire for diabetic patients, and to investigate its reliability and validity. Methods This was a cross-sectional study. A Japanese translation of the SARC-F was created and revised, and the authors of the original version of the SARC-F verified the back-translation. The questionnaire was tested in diabetic …
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