Sarcopenia: Age-Related Muscle Wasting and Weakness: Mechanisms and Treatments by Gordon S. Lynch
English | 1 Dec. 2010 | ISBN: 9048197120 | 496 Pages | PDF | 8 MB
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.