Low skeletal muscle mass index is associated with function and nutritional status in residents in a Turkish nursing home

Tufan A., Bahat G., Ozkaya H., Tascioglu D., Tufan F., SAKA B., ...More

AGING MALE, vol.19, no.3, pp.182-186, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/13685538.2016.1188069
  • Title of Journal : AGING MALE
  • Page Numbers: pp.182-186
  • Keywords: EWGSOP, low skeletal muscle mass, male, nursing home, nutritional status, OLDER PERSONS, RISK-FACTORS, SARCOPENIA, PREVALENCE, IMPAIRMENT, ADULTS, HEALTH


Introduction: To determine the prevalence of low muscle mass (LMM) and the relationship between LMM with functional and nutritional status as defined using the LMM evaluation method of European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) criteria among male residents in a nursing home.