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Obesity combined with low grip strength is correlated with cardiac autonomic nervous function in the Chinese elderly-an observa

Body Composition Assessment
Fu et al.
Used Parameters : BMI

Publication Year : 2019

Country : China

Journal : BMC Geriatrics

Background: Heart rate variability (HRV) provides indices related to all types of risks for death, increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, especially in elderly. Obesity and grip are related to diseases, thus decrease elderly healthy life. However, there is no definitive link between HRV and muscle strength and obesity. We conducted a cross-sectional study to determine whether grip strength and obesity are associated with HRV in elderly, community-dwelling Chinese individuals. Method: Our study population consisted of …
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