Physical disability and muscular strength in relation to obesity and different body composition indexes in a sample of healthy elderly women

@article{Zoico2004PhysicalDA,
  title={Physical disability and muscular strength in relation to obesity and different body composition indexes in a sample of healthy elderly women},
  author={Elena Zoico and Vincenzo Di Francesco and Jack Guralnik and Gloria Mazzali and Arianna Bortolani and Silvia Guariento and Giuseppe Sergi and Ottavio Bosello and Mauro Zamboni},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={234-241}
}
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to test the association between muscular strength, functional limitations, body composition measurements and indexes of sarcopenia in a sample of community-dwelling, elderly women at the high end of the functional spectrum.DESIGN: Cross-sectional.SUBJECTS: In all, 167 women aged 67–78 y were selected from the general population in central Verona. A group of 120 premenopausal healthy women aged 20–50 y represented the young reference group… CONTINUE READING

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