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Barthel Index, but not Lawton and Brody instrumental activities of daily living scale associated with Sarcopenia among older me

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Chiu et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, ASMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Taiwan

Journal : European Geriatric Medicine

Background Older adults are more likely to experience the disorder of skeletal muscles. Objective This study aimed to examine the prevalence of sarcopenia using the diagnostic procedures of sarcopenia recommended by the Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia in 2019. The association of sarcopenia with physical activity and other factors was also explored. Methods A cross-sectional study was designed. The sample came from a veterans' home in southern Taiwan during the months of July–September 2018. Sarcopenia was …
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