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Effects of resistance training on body composition and functional capacity among sarcopenic obese residents in long-term care f

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Exercise Physiology
Chiu et al.
Used Parameters : BW, BMI, FFM, SLM, SMM, SMI, FFMI, Segmental FFM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : China

Journal : BMC Geriatrics

Aging-related loss of muscle and strength with increased adiposity is prevalent among older people in long-term care (LTC) facilities. Studies have shown that people with sarcopenic obesity (SO) are at high risk of declining physical performance. At present, no interventional studies on residents with SO in nursing homes have been conducted in the literature. The objectives of this study include appraising the changes in body composition and physical performance following resistance training among residents with SO in LTC facilities. This …
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