Calf circumference, frailty and physical performance among older adults living in the community

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Abstract

Lean body mass loss has been indicated as a reliable marker of frailty and poor physical performance among older individuals. We evaluated the relationship between calf circumference and frailty, physical performance, muscle strength, and functional status in persons aged 80 years or older.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)N/A-N/A
RivistaClinical Nutrition
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2013

Keywords

  • Calf circumference
  • Frail elderly
  • Physical performance

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