Functional impact of relative versus absolute sarcopenia in healthy older women.

@article{Estrada2007FunctionalIO,
  title={Functional impact of relative versus absolute sarcopenia in healthy older women.},
  author={Marcos Estrada and Alison Kleppinger and James Oat Judge and Stephen J. Walsh and George A Kuchel},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 11},
  pages={1712-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether adjustment of muscle mass for height(2) or for body mass represents a more-relevant predictor of physical performance. DESIGN Cross-sectional study, using baseline data from a trial comparing upper- and lower-body training. SETTING Women recruited from the community and gynecological practices in Connecticut. PARTICIPANTS One hundred eighty-nine healthy older (aged 67.5 +/- 4.8), active women receiving estrogen for osteoporosis over 2 years. MEASUREMENTS… CONTINUE READING

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