8. Adverse Outcomes and Functional Consequences of Sarcopenia

  1. Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft2 and
  2. John E. Morley3,4
  1. David R. Thomas

Published Online: 27 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118338032.ch8

Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia

How to Cite

Thomas, D. R. (2012) Adverse Outcomes and Functional Consequences of Sarcopenia, in Sarcopenia (eds A. J. Cruz-Jentoft and J. E. Morley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118338032.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

Author Information

  1. Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, USA

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:

  • sarcopenia, adverse outcomes, and functional consequences;
  • body composition by DEXA/BIA, and muscle mass evaluation;
  • example definitions, adverse associated with sarcopenia;
  • low muscle mass and adverse outcomes;
  • disability risk, three of the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living;
  • sarcopenia, skeletal muscle mass loss/physical disability;
  • muscle strength, isokinetic/power/muscle quality;
  • low skeletal muscle mass and decreased muscle strength;
  • sarcopenia without muscle impairment, in normal aging;
  • muscle strength decline, predicting future adverse outcome

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Relationship of Low Muscle Mass and Adverse Outcomes

  • Relationship of Decreased Muscle Strength and Adverse Outcomes

  • Interaction of Low Skeletal Muscle Mass and Decreased Muscle Strength

  • Clinical Strategy Based on Adverse Consequences

  • Summary

  • References