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Comparison of three screening methods for sarcopenia in community-dwelling older persons

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Mo et al.
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : China

Journal : JAMDA

Abstract Objective The 2019 Asian Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (AWGS 2019) recommends using either calf circumference or the strength, assistance in walking, rising from a chair, climbing stairs, and falls (SARC-F) or SARC-F combined with calf circumference (SARC-CalF) questionnaires for sarcopenia screening. The aim of this study was to compare the ability and applicability of calf circumference, SARC-F, and SARC-CalF for screening sarcopenia among community-dwelling older adults. Design Cross-sectional …
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