[Muscle and bone health as a risk factor of fall among the elderly. Sarcopenia and falls in older people].

Abstract

Sarcopenia means the loss of muscle mass and strength with aging. Although there are multiple factors which would influence the severity of this condition, the loss of motor units with aging would be play an important role in the production of sarcopenia. The decrease in muscle strength has been considered a major factor contributing to the loss of physical… (More)

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@article{Otaka2008MuscleAB, title={[Muscle and bone health as a risk factor of fall among the elderly. Sarcopenia and falls in older people].}, author={Yohei Otaka}, journal={Clinical calcium}, year={2008}, volume={18 6}, pages={761-6} }