Sarcopenia

@article{CruzJentoft2019Sarcopenia,
  title={Sarcopenia},
  author={A. Cruz-Jentoft and A. Sayer},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2019},
  volume={393},
  pages={2636-2646}
}
Sarcopenia is a progressive and generalised skeletal muscle disorder involving the accelerated loss of muscle mass and function that is associated with increased adverse outcomes including falls, functional decline, frailty, and mortality. It occurs commonly as an age-related process in older people, influenced not only by contemporaneous risk factors, but also by genetic and lifestyle factors operating across the life course. It can also occur in mid-life in association with a range of… Expand
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