Skeletal muscle function deficit: a new terminology to embrace the evolving concepts of sarcopenia and age-related muscle dysfunction.

@article{CorreadeAraujo2014SkeletalMF,
  title={Skeletal muscle function deficit: a new terminology to embrace the evolving concepts of sarcopenia and age-related muscle dysfunction.},
  author={Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo and Evan C. Hadley},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={591-4}
}
BACKGROUND Concerns remain as to the best terminology to embrace sarcopenia's evolving conceptualization. Many of these concerns stem from the fact that age-related decrements in muscle performance associated with physical impairment are only partially explained by decreases in muscle mass and that other pathophysiologic factors contribute to age-related… CONTINUE READING