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Adverse effects of the coexistence of locomotive syndrome and sarcopenia on the walking ability and performance of activities o

Geriatrics
Author
Nishimura et al.
Used Parameters : ASM, SMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : The Journal of Physical Therapy Science

[Purpose] The aim of this study was to investigate whether the coexistence of locomotive syndrome and sarcopenia is associated with the risk of fall or performance of activities of daily living in elderly females.[Participants and Methods] We categorized 112 Japanese elderly female participants under three groups: control, locomotive syndrome, and locomotive syndrome and co-existing sarcopenia. We compared the groups based on the mean scores of anthropometric and physical function measurements, the Timed Up and Go …
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