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Influence of obesity and sarcopenic obesity on plantar pressure of postmenopausal women

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Author
M.Monteiro
Used Parameters : FFM, SMM

Publication Year : 2010

Country : Portugal

Journal : Clinical Biomechanics

Background Menopause is associated with a decrease in fat-free mass and an increase in fat mass. Sarcopenic obesity is more strongly associated with physical limitations than either obesity or sarcopenia and their effect in plantar pressure is not known. Consequently, the scope of the present study was to examine the effect of obesity and sarcopenic obesity on plantar pressure of postmenopausal women, during walking. Methods Body composition and biomechanics parameters of plantar pressure were assessed in 239 postmenopausal …
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