Sarcopenia

@article{CruzJentoft2019Sarcopenia,
  title={Sarcopenia},
  author={Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft and Avan Aihie Sayer},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2019},
  volume={393},
  pages={2636-2646}
}

Understanding of sarcopenia: from definition to therapeutic strategies.

The definition of sarcopenia is presented and recent understanding on the detailed mechanisms, diagnostic criteria, and strategies for prevention and treatment are summarized.

Sarcopenia: assessment of disease burden and strategies to improve outcomes

Because sarcopenia is associated with important adverse health outcomes, such as frailty, hospitalization, and mortality, several therapeutic strategies have been identified that involve exercise training, nutritional supplementation, hormonal therapies, and novel strategies and are still under investigation.

Sarcopenia: A Contemporary Health Problem among Older Adult Populations

The prevalence of sarcopenia in older adults, its etiology, prevention, and treatment techniques are reported, and physical activity and nutrition are the main studied ways to prevent sarc Openia.

Efficacy of Nutritional Interventions as Stand-Alone or Synergistic Treatments with Exercise for the Management of Sarcopenia

The purpose of this review is to provide an overview on the role of proteins and other key nutrients, alone or in combination with physical exercise, on muscle parameters.

Sarcopenia: imaging assessment and clinical application

The clinical implications of sarcopenia, how this condition can be assessed through different imaging modalities, and future perspectives of imaging of sarc Openia are reviewed.

Development of Pharmacotherapies for the Treatment of Sarcopenia

A review of the leading programs and approaches, available findings from recent studies, and several related issues needed to facilitate the development of a safe and efficacious pharmacotherapeutic that could be used as part of a treatment plan for older men and women with sarcopenia are discussed.
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