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Association of the new index of sarcopenic obesity with physical fitness in healthy Saudi men and women

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Used Parameters : BMI, M/F Ratio, BFM, Protein

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Saudi Arabia

Journal : European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences

OBJECTIVE: Adults tend to gain weight as they get older. This gain of weight as a result of loss of muscles mass and deposition of fat, this leads to impaired insulin action and glucose uptake, which lead to the development of diabetes. Also, deposition of adipose tissue from the peripheral into the central visceral adipose depot predisposes to vascular disease. The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship and gender differences between muscle mass/fat mass ratio with physical fitness in Saudi adult population. SUBJECTS AND …
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