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Sarcopenia: European consensus on definition and diagnosis: Report of the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People

By Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft, Jean Pierre Baeyens, Jürgen M. Bauer, Yves Boirie, Tommy Cederholm, Francesco Landi, Finbarr C. Martin, Jean-Pierre Michel, Yves Rolland, Stéphane M. Schneider, Eva Topinková, Maurits Vandewoude and Mauro Zamboni


The European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) developed a practical clinical definition and consensus diagnostic criteria for age-related sarcopenia. EWGSOP included representatives from four participant organisations, i.e. the European Geriatric Medicine Society, the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics—European Region and the International Association of Nutrition and Aging. These organisations endorsed the findings in the final document

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