Sarcopenia
  • Author : Kunihiro Sakuma
  • Release Date : 22 July 2021
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128226575

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Book excerpt: Sarcopenia: Molecular Mechanism and Treatment Strategies provides answers and guidance on a disease that has serious health consequences in terms of fractures, frailty, disability and diminished quality of life. Written by experts around the world, this book is for all those that care for aging populations. As the global population ages, sarcopenia remains a therapeutic challenge and major public health concern. Difficulties in defining sarcopenia as a clinical phenotype remain and have hindered treatment. Covers physical, dietary and pharmacological strategies to maintain adequate muscle mass to ensure healthy aging Provides a complete and up-to-date reference on molecular mechanisms of sarcopenia Presents a clear definition of sarcopenia, along with the latest research in one volume

Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia

Author : Kunihiro Sakuma
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Medical
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Sarcopenia: Molecular Mechanism and Treatment Strategies provides answers and guidance on a disease that has serious health consequences in terms of fractures, frailty, disability and diminished quality of life. Written by experts around the world, this book is for all those that care for aging populations. As the global population ...

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Medical
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Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Medical
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Some of the most serious consequences of aging are its effects on skeletal muscle. ‘Sarcopenia’, the progressive age-related loss of muscle mass and associated muscle weakness, renders frail elders susceptible to serious injury from sudden falls and fractures and at risk for losing their functional independence. Not surprisingly, sarcopenia is ...

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Author : Dominique Meynial-Denis
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Medical
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Author : Yannis Dionyssiotis
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Genre : Medical
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Author : Chad Cox
Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Medical
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This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Sarcopenia—the loss of muscle mass and strength that occurs with advancing age—is a major health challenge, particularly in North America, Europe, and Japan, which have large aging populations. This compendium volume is a valuable addition to the existing literature, ...

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Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Medical
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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Sarcopenia

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Author : Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft,John E. Morley
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Medical
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SARCOPENIA An in-depth examination of sarcopenia’s underexplored yet widespread impact within the field of gerontology Sarcopenia is common in older men and women, and yet awareness of its clinical relevance is still relatively low. Only formally included in the International Classification of Diseases in 2016, the condition may impact societies ...

Sarcopenia

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Publisher : CRC Press
Genre : Medical
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Sarcopenia: Molecular, Cellular, and Nutritional Aspects describes the progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength, defined by Rosenberg in 1997 as a hallmark of aging and referred to as “sarcopenia.” As life expectancy continues to increase worldwide, sarcopenia has become a major public health issue. The condition worsens in the ...

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Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
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Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Medical
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Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
Genre : Medical
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