publication . Article . 2013

Sarcopenic obesity and physical fitness in octogenarians: the multicenter EXERNET project

Alberto Muñoz-Arribas; Esmeralda Mata; Raquel Pedrero-Chamizo; Luis Espino; Narcis Gusi; Gerardo Villa; Marcela Gonzalez-Gross; José Antonio Casajús; Ignacio Ara; Alba Gómez-Cabello;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2013
  • Publisher: Grupo Arán
Abstract
Objetivo: El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la utilidad de diferentes test de condición física para detectar el riesgo de sufrir obesidad sarcopénica (OS) en octogenarios. Métodos: 306 sujetos (76 hombres, 230 mujeres) con una media de edad de 82,5 ± 2,3 años, del total de la muestra del Proyecto Multi-céntrico EXERNET cumplieron con los criterios de inclusión. La composición corporal se evaluó en todos los sujetos mediante impedancia bioeléctrica. Se crearon 4 grupos basados en el porcentaje de masa grasa y masa muscular: 1) normal, 2) elevada masa grasa, 3) baja masa muscular y 4) OS. La condición física fue evaluada utilizando 8 test diferentes adaptad...
Subjects
free text keywords: Obesidad, Sarcopenia, Masa grasa, Masa muscular, Envejecimiento, Obesity, Fat mass, Muscule mass, Aging, Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases, RC620-627
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