Frailty/Sarcopenia

Frailty is a common negative consequence of aging. Sarcopenia is the syndrome of loss of muscle mass, quality and strength which is more common in older adults and has been considered a precursor syndrome or the physical manifestation of frailty. Age-associated changes to the immune system have been suggested as contributors to sarcopenia and frailty but a direct causative role remains to be established. In recent decades life expectancy has increased but healthy life expectancy has not been increased to the same extent, which means people are living more years with a functional loss.

Frailty is a common negative consequence of aging. Sarcopenia is the syndrome of loss of muscle mass, quality and strength which is more common in older adults and has been considered a precursor syndrome or the physical manifestation of frailty. Age-associated changes to the immune system have been suggested as contributors to sarcopenia and frailty but a direct causative role remains to be established. In recent decades life expectancy has increased but healthy life expectancy has not been increased to the same extent, which means people are living more years with a functional loss.

  • Biology of frailty and aging
  • Cognitive frailty
  • Epidemiology
  • Nutrition and Aging
  • Osteoporosis & Frailty
  • Osteoporosis & Sarcopenia
  • Physical exercise

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