Association of sarcopenia with swallowing problems, related to nutrition and activities of daily living of elderly individuals

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Shiozu, Hiroyasu; Higashijima, Misako; Koga, Tomoshige;
  • Publisher: The Society of Physical Therapy Science
  • Journal: Journal of Physical Therapy Science, volume 27, issue 2, pages 393-396 (issn: 0915-5287, eissn: 2187-5626)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4339146, doi: 10.1589/jpts.27.393
  • Subject: Original Article | Elderly | Dysphagia | Sarcopenia
    mesheuropmc: humanities | human activities | body regions | musculoskeletal system | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

[Purpose] The purpose of the current study was to clarify problems associated with swallowing, related to nutrition and activities of daily living (ADL), in elderly individuals with sarcopenia. [Subjects and Methods] Seventy-seven subjects were assigned to a sarcopenia ... View more
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