Latest findings of world sarcopenia research

  title={Latest findings of world sarcopenia research},
  author={Hidenori Arai},
  journal={Journal for The Integrated Study of Dietary Habits},
  • H. Arai
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal for The Integrated Study of Dietary Habits
The term ‘sarcopenia’ was coined by Irwin Rosenberg as age-related ‘loss of skeletal muscle mass in Greek’. Although several diagnostic criteria of sarcopenia have been proposed by several academic societies in Europe, Asia, and the United States of America, most of them have been found to show similar prognostic ability for incident disability and mortality. The diagnostic criteria of sarcopenia include muscle weakness and / or muscle function in addition to low skeletal muscle mass because… 



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