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New horizons in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of sarcopenia.

Abstract:

Sarcopenia is the age-related loss of skeletal muscle mass and function. It is now recognised as a major clinical problem for older people and research in the area is expanding exponentially. One of the most important recent developments has been convergence in the operational definition of sarcopenia combining measures of muscle mass and strength or physical performance. This has been accompanied by considerable progress in understanding of pathogenesis from animal models of sarcopenia. Well...

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10.1093/ageing/afs191

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Robinson, SM More by this author
Shavlakadze, T More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Age and ageing
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
145-150
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
URN:
uuid:c899cb29-8797-4da9-874b-6c2db4a0ccf5
Source identifiers:
374259
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pubs:374259

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