Skeletal muscle mass and quality: evolution of modern measurement concepts in the context of sarcopenia.


The first reports of accurate skeletal muscle mass measurement in human subjects appeared at about the same time as introduction of the sarcopenia concept in the late 1980s. Since then these methods, computed tomography and MRI, have been used to gain insights into older (i.e. anthropometry and urinary markers) and more recently developed and refined… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0029665115000129


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