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Quality of life in sarcopenia and frailty.

Abstract:

The reduced muscle mass and impaired muscle performance that define sarcopenia in older individuals are associated with increased risk of physical limitation and a variety of chronic diseases. They may also contribute to clinical frailty. A gradual erosion of quality of life (QoL) has been evidenced in these individuals, although much of this research has been done using generic QoL instruments, particularly the SF-36, which may not be ideal in older populations with significant comorbidities...

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10.1007/s00223-013-9758-y

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Rizzoli, R More by this author
Reginster, JY More by this author
Bautmans, I More by this author
Beaudart, C More by this author
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Journal:
Calcified tissue international
Volume:
93
Issue:
2
Pages:
101-120
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1432-0827
ISSN:
0171-967X
URN:
uuid:34111668-59cf-4047-9e1e-5b78d11a957b
Source identifiers:
412020
Local pid:
pubs:412020

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