Bone mass cannot be predicted by estimations of frailty in elderly ambulatory women.


BACKGROUND/METHODS High biological age, or frailty, a possible risk factor for fragility fracture, and its relation to known risk factors for fracture (low bone mineral density (BMD), low muscle strength, poor gait performance and poor balance, previous falls, previous fractures and future risk of falls) were investigated in 993 randomly selected 75-year… (More)


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