InBody Scholar

InBody continues to work closely with academic researchers on a global scale to develop more in-depth clinical applications of body composition.
With our long history in the industry, we provide more than 6,000 research and publications.
Research title with ★ indicates InBody recommended paper.

Association of handgrip strength and muscle mass with dependency in (instrumental) activities of daily living in hospitalized o

C. G. M. Meskers et al.
Used Parameters : SMM, SMI, Segmental FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Netherlands

Journal : The journal of nutrition, health & aging

Objectives Handgrip strength (HGS) and muscle mass are strong predictors for dependency in Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) in community dwelling older adults. Whether this also applies to older hospitalized patients is yet unknown. We studied the association between HGS and muscle mass with ADL and IADL dependency at admission and change of ADL and IADL dependency at three months after discharge in older hospitalized patients. Design Observational longitudinal inception …
Full text