15. Measurements of Muscle Mass, Equations and Cut-off Points

  1. Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft3 and
  2. John E. Morley4,5
  1. Marjolein Visser1,2 and
  2. Laura Schaap2

Published Online: 27 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118338032.ch15

Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia

How to Cite

Visser, M. and Schaap, L. (2012) Measurements of Muscle Mass, Equations and Cut-off Points, in Sarcopenia (eds A. J. Cruz-Jentoft and J. E. Morley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118338032.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Servicio de Geriatría, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain

  2. 4

    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

  3. 5

    Division of Endocrinology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119975878

Online ISBN: 9781118338032

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Keywords:

  • muscle mass, equations and cut-off point measurements;
  • anthropometric in muscle size estimation, in defining sarcopenia;
  • anthropometric at mid-upper arm, as muscle mass indicators;
  • multiple circumference across body segment, for total muscle volume;
  • anthropometric parameters and ASMM from DXA;
  • anthropometry, cut-off points in sarcopenia research;
  • arm anthropometry and functional decline in the old;
  • muscle mass methods, CT/MRI, and no clinical cut-off;
  • BIA for body water/fat free, prediction equations/sarcopenia cut-off;
  • sarcopenia definition and DXA, ROC, ASMM for muscle mass capacity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anthropometry - Method Description

  • Anthropometry - Cut-Off Points in Sarcopenia Research

  • Bioelectrical Impedance - Method Description

  • Bioelectrical Impedance - Cut-Off Points in Sarcopenia Research

  • DXA - Method Description

  • DXA - Cut-Off Points in Sarcopenia Research

  • CT and MRI - Method Description

  • CT and MRI - Cut-Off Points in Sarcopenia Research

  • Overview of Methods

  • References