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Sarcopenia / Edition 1
     

Sarcopenia / Edition 1

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by Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft
 

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ISBN-10: 1119975875

ISBN-13: 9781119975878

Pub. Date: 10/09/2012

Publisher: Wiley

Edited and written by world experts in the field, this book defines and explains the clinical relevance of an important geriatric syndrome: Sarcopenia. The book covers all recent scientific evidence and treatment options including interventions to improve sarcopenia, nutritional approaches to treat sarcopenia and the future of drug treatments.

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Edited and written by world experts in the field, this book defines and explains the clinical relevance of an important geriatric syndrome: Sarcopenia. The book covers all recent scientific evidence and treatment options including interventions to improve sarcopenia, nutritional approaches to treat sarcopenia and the future of drug treatments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119975878
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/09/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Preface xi

1 Epidemiology of Muscle Mass Loss with Age 1
Marjolein Visser

2 Definitions of Sarcopenia 8
John E. Morley and Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft

3 Muscle Biology and mTORC1 Signaling in Aging 20
Blake B. Rasmussen and Elena Volpi

4 The Role of the Nervous System in Muscle Atrophy 41
Minal Bhanushali, Robin Conwit, Jeffrey Metter and Luigi Ferrucci

5 Nutrition, Protein Turnover and Muscle Mass 59
Stephane Walrand, Christelle Guillet and Yves Boirie

6 The Complex Relation between Muscle Mass and Muscle Strength 74
Todd M. Manini, David W. Russ and Brian C. Clark

7 Is Sarcopenia a Geriatric Syndrome? 104
Jean-Pierre Michel and Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft

8 Adverse Outcomes and Functional Consequences of Sarcopenia 114
David R. Thomas

9 A Lifecourse Approach to Sarcopenia 125
Avan Aihie Sayer

10 Cachexia and Sarcopenia 141
Maurizio Muscaritoli, Simone Lucia and Filippo Rossi Fanelli

11 Sarcopenia and Frailty 154
Cornel C. Sieber

12 Sarcopenia, Osteoporosis and Fractures 168
Tommy Cederholm

13 Sarcopenic Obesity 181
Mauro Zamboni, Andrea P. Rossi and Elena Zoico

14 Imaging of Skeletal Muscle 193
Thomas F. Lang

15 Measurements of Muscle Mass, Equations and Cut-off Points 205
Marjolein Visser and Laura Schaap

16 Measurement of Muscle Strength and Power 226
Michael Drey and Jurgen M. Bauer

17 Measurements of Physical Performance 238
Rolland Yves, Gabor Abellan van Kan and Matteo Cesari

18 Exercise Interventions to Improve Sarcopenia 252
Mark D. Peterson and José A. Serra-Rexach

19 Nutritional Approaches to Treating Sarcopenia 275
Douglas Paddon-Jones and Luc van Loon

20 The Future of Drug Treatments 296
Francesco Landi, Yves Rolland and Graziano Onder

21 Sarcopenia: Is It Preventable? 324
Maurits Vandewoude and Ivan Bautmans

Index 339

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