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Prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older people in the UK using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) definition: findings from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study (HCS).

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INTRODUCTION: sarcopenia is associated with adverse health outcomes. The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older people in the UK using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) consensus definition. METHODS: we applied the EWGSOP definition to 103 community-dwelling men participating in the Hertfordshire Sarcopenia Study (HSS) using both the lowest third of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) lean mass (LM) and the...

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10.1093/ageing/afs197

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Volume:
42
Issue:
3
Pages:
378-384
Publication date:
2013-05-01
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
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English
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pubs:384154
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uuid:fc0f9d1a-67bc-4321-9bc6-2437e7042d9e
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384154
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2013-11-17

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