Sarcopenia: what is it (and is not) and how to deal with it
- Effects of short-term Nordic walking training on sarcopenia-related parameters in women with low bone mass: a preliminary study. Ossowski, Zbigniew Marcin; Skrobot, Wojciech; Aschenbrenner, Piotr; Cesnaitiene, Vida Janina; Smaruj, Mirosław // Clinical Interventions in Aging;Nov2016, Vol. 11, p1763
Background: Several studies have demonstrated the positive effects of physical activity on skeletal muscle mass and muscle strength in women with osteoporosis. However, the impact of Nordic walking training on sarcopenia-related parameters in women with low bone mass remains unknown. Therefore,...
- ActiveRx provides services to address sarcopenia. // Journal on Active Aging;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p18
The article reports on a partnership formed between ActiveRx, which operates a national network of Active Aging Centers, and U.S. physicians to address sarcopenia.
- Melatonin as a Potential Agent in the Treatment of Sarcopenia. Coto-Montes, Ana; Boga, Jose A.; Tan, Dun X.; Reiter, Russel J. // International Journal of Molecular Sciences;Oct2016, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1
Considering the increased speed at which the world population is aging, sarcopenia could become an epidemic in this century. This condition currently has no means of prevention or treatment. Melatonin is a highly effective and ubiquitously acting antioxidant and free radical scavenger that is...
- Tinetti mobility test is related to muscle mass and strength in non-institutionalized elderly people. Curcio, Francesco; Basile, Claudia; Liguori, Ilaria; Della-Morte, David; Gargiulo, Gaetano; Galizia, Gianluigi; Testa, Gianluca; Langellotto, Assunta; Cacciatore, Francesco; Bonaduce, Domenico; Abete, Pasquale // Age;Dec2016, Vol. 38 Issue 5/6, p525
Elderly people are characterized by a high prevalence of falls and sarcopenia. However, the relationship among Tinetti mobility test (TMT) score, a powerful tool to detect elderly people at risk of falls, and sarcopenia is still not thoroughly investigated. Thus, to determine the relationship...
- cause. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p391
Definitions of the term "cause," which refers to something that brings about a particular condition, result, or effect, are presented.
- root cause. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2050
A definition of the term "root cause" which refers to the source of a problem, specifically the underlying reason that it occurred, is presented.
- efficacy:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p81
The article presents a definition of the term "efficacy," which refers to the power or ability to produce intended effects or results.
- Beneficios del entrenamiento de fuerza para la prevenciÃ³n y tratamiento de la sarcopenia. Padilla Colón, Carlos J.; Sánchez Collado, Pilar; Cuevas, María José // Nutricion Hospitalaria;may2014, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p979
Sarcopenia is a syndrome characterized by a gradual loss and generalized skeletal muscle mass and strength at risk for adverse outcomes such as physical disability, poor quality of life and mortality. It has several contributing factors: the aging process throughout life, influences on...
- The point of refinement. Mellor, D.H. // Analysis;Jul2000, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p243
Argues on the definition of the chances. Consideration of causes and effects of facts; Claims regarding the ontological point of the definition; Relationship between cause and effect; Arguments on possible-world semantics for might-counterfactuals.