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Geriatrics & Gerontology International

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Special Issue: Sarcopenia in Asia. This supplement was published with the support of National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology.

February 2014

Volume 14, Issue Supplement S1

Pages 1–134

Issue edited by: Masahiro Akishita, Hidenori Arai, Liang-Kung Chen

  1. Sarcopenia in Asia. This supplement was published with the support of National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology.

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    2. Sarcopenia in Asia. This supplement was published with the support of National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology.
    1. EDITORIAL

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      Growing research on sarcopenia in Asia (pages 1–7)

      Hidenori Arai, Masahiro Akishita and Liang-Kung Chen

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12236

    2. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

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      Age-dependent changes in skeletal muscle mass and visceral fat area in Japanese adults from 40 to 79 years-of-age (pages 8–14)

      Minoru Yamada, Yoko Moriguch, Takahiro Mitani, Tomoki Aoyama and Hidenori Arai

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12209

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      Incidence, reversibility, risk factors and the protective effect of high body mass index against sarcopenia in community-dwelling older Chinese adults (pages 15–28)

      Ruby Yu, Moses Wong, Jason Leung, Jenny Lee, Tung Wai Auyeung and Jean Woo

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12220

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      CORRIGENDUM: Corrigendum

      Vol. 14, Issue 3, 730, Article first published online: 25 JUL 2014

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      Sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity among men aged 80 years and older in Beijing: Prevalence and its association with functional performance (pages 29–35)

      Ping Meng, Yi-Xin Hu, Li Fan, Ying Zhang, Man-Xiu Zhang, Jing Sun, Yu Liu, Mei Li, Yuan Yang, Li-Hui Wang, Yan Zhang, Wei Gao, Xiao-Qi Han and Liang-Kung Chen

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12211

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      Sarcopenia, and its association with cardiometabolic and functional characteristics in Taiwan: Results from I-Lan Longitudinal Aging Study (pages 36–45)

      Li-Kuo Liu, Wei-Ju Lee, Liang-Yu Chen, An-Chun Hwang, Ming-Hsien Lin, Li-Ning Peng and Liang-Kung Chen

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12208

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      Using two different algorithms to determine the prevalence of sarcopenia (pages 46–51)

      Daisuke Yoshida, Takao Suzuki, Hiroyuki Shimada, Hyuntae Park, Hyuma Makizako, Takehiko Doi, Yuya Anan, Kota Tsutsumimoto, Kazuki Uemura, Tadashi Ito and Sangyoon Lee

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12210

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      Epidemiology of sarcopenia among community-dwelling older adults in Taiwan: A pooled analysis for a broader adoption of sarcopenia assessments (pages 52–60)

      I-Chien Wu, Cheng-Chieh Lin, Chao A. Hsiung, Ching-Yi Wang, Chih-Hsing Wu, Ding-Cheng Derrick Chan, Tsai-Chung Li, Wen-Yuan Lin, Kuo-Chin Huang, Ching-Yu Chen, Chih-Cheng Hsu and for the Sarcopenia and Translational Aging Research in Taiwan (START) Team

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12193

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      Cut-off points of quadriceps strength, declines and relationships of sarcopenia-related variables among Thai community-dwelling older adults (pages 61–68)

      Prasert Assantachai, Weerasak Muangpaisan, Somboon Intalapaporn, Kobkul Sitthichai and Suthipol Udompunturak

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12207

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      Prevalence and associated factors of sarcopenia and severe sarcopenia in older Taiwanese living in rural community: The Tianliao Old People study 04 (pages 69–75)

      Chih-Hsing Wu, Kuan-Ting Chen, Meng-Tzu Hou, Yin-Fan Chang, Chin-Sung Chang, Ping-Yen Liu, Shin-Jiuan Wu, Ching-Ju Chiu, I-Ming Jou and Chuan-Yu Chen

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12233

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      Development of a simple screening test for sarcopenia in older adults (pages 93–101)

      Shinya Ishii, Tomoki Tanaka, Koji Shibasaki, Yasuyoshi Ouchi, Takeshi Kikutani, Takashi Higashiguchi, Shuichi P Obuchi, Kazuko Ishikawa-Takata, Hirohiko Hirano, Hisashi Kawai, Tetsuo Tsuji and Katsuya Iijima

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12197

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      Arterial stiffness is associated with low skeletal muscle mass in Japanese community-dwelling older adults (pages 109–114)

      Ricardo Aurélio Carvalho Sampaio, Priscila Yukari Sewo Sampaio, Minoru Yamada, Taiki Yukutake, Marco Carlos Uchida, Tadao Tsuboyama and Hidenori Arai

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12206

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      Type 2 diabetes is associated with low muscle mass in older adults (pages 115–121)

      Kyung-Soo Kim, Kyung-Sun Park, Moon-Jong Kim, Soo-Kyung Kim, Yong-Wook Cho and Seok Won Park

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12189

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      Use of alfacalcidol in osteoporotic patients with low muscle mass might increase muscle mass: An investigation using a patient database (pages 122–128)

      Sadayuki Ito, Atsushi Harada, Takehiro Kasai, Yoshihito Sakai, Marie Takemura, Yasumoto Matsui, Tetsuro Hida and Naoki Ishiguro

      Article first published online: 23 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ggi.12222

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