Cutoff values for appendicular skeletal muscle mass and strength in relation to fear of falling among Brazilian older adults: cross-sectional study.

@article{Sampaio2017CutoffVF,
  title={Cutoff values for appendicular skeletal muscle mass and strength in relation to fear of falling among Brazilian older adults: cross-sectional study.},
  author={Ricardo Aur{\'e}lio Carvalho Sampaio and Priscila Yukari Sewo Sampaio and Luz Albany Arcila Casta{\~n}o and Jo{\~a}o Francisco Barbieri and H{\'e}lio Jos{\'e} Coelho and Hidenori Arai and Marco Carlos Uchida and Gustavo F. Guti{\'e}rrez},
  journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina},
  year={2017},
  volume={135 5},
  pages={
          434-443
        }
}
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Sarcopenia is an emerging public health issue in Brazil. Because of its high prevalence and the lack of national data, the objective here was to identify cutoff points for appendicular skeletal muscle (ASM) and handgrip strength in relation to fear of falling among Brazilian older adults. DESIGN AND SETTING Cross-sectional study; in the community. METHODS Participants underwent morphological and functional evaluations; and were asked about previous falls and fear of… CONTINUE READING

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