Relationship Between Sarcopenia and Frailty in the Toledo Study of Healthy Aging: A Population Based Cross-Sectional Study.

@article{Davies2018RelationshipBS,
  title={Relationship Between Sarcopenia and Frailty in the Toledo Study of Healthy Aging: A Population Based Cross-Sectional Study.},
  author={Brian Davies and Francisco J. Garc{\'i}a and Ignacio Ara and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez Artalejo and Leocadio Rodr{\'i}guez-Ma{\~n}as and Stefan Walter},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2018},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={282-286}
}
INTRODUCTION Frailty and sarcopenia are correlates of musculoskeletal aging that represent a state of vulnerability increasing the risk of negative health outcomes. Standardized definitions are lacking for both, and sometimes both concepts are used interchangeably. However, no large study has assessed the coexistence of these 2 entities in a cohort of older… CONTINUE READING