Sarcopenia in residential aged care: prevalence and risk factors

Henwood, Timothy, Keogh, Justin W. l., Senior, Hugh and Jordan, William (2013). Sarcopenia in residential aged care: prevalence and risk factors. In: The 20th IAAG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Abstract Book. IAAG 2013: The 20th IAAG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Seoul, Korea, (S360-S360). 23-27 June 2013.

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Author Henwood, Timothy
Keogh, Justin W. l.
Senior, Hugh
Jordan, William
Title of paper Sarcopenia in residential aged care: prevalence and risk factors
Conference name IAAG 2013: The 20th IAAG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Conference location Seoul, Korea
Conference dates 23-27 June 2013
Convener The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAAG)
Proceedings title The 20th IAAG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Abstract Book   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication Paris, France
Publisher Editions S E R D I
Publication Year 2013
Sub-type Published abstract
ISSN 1279-7707
1760-4788
Volume 17
Issue Supp. 1
Start page S360
End page S360
Total pages 1
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The loss of muscle mass and function (muscle strength and/or physical performance) with normal ageing, referred to as sarcopenia, has significant negative health outcomes for older adults. This study will be the first to investigate the prevalence and risk factors to sarcopenia among older Australians residing in residential aged care.
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