Source: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, May 2014, online
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Date of publication: May 2014
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Sarcopenia is characterised by low muscle mass and strength, and low physical performance. This study assessed the association between sarcopenia and falls in the past year in elderly Japanese people in the community. Sarcopenia was found to be associated with falling in elderly people, meaning prevention interventions for sarcopenia may help prevent falls.
Length of publication: 1 page
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