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The association between osteoporosis and grip strength and skeletal muscle mass in community-dwelling older women

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Orthopedics
Author
Y Taniguchi et al.
Used Parameters : Appendicular FFM, SMI

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Japan

Journal : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

This cross-sectional study investigated the association between osteoporosis, grip strength, and skeletal muscle mass in community-dwelling older women. Data obtained from 265 older women who participated in a community-based health check survey (Tarumizu Study) were analyzed. Face-to-face interviews with participants revealed their history of osteoporosis. Appendicular skeletal muscle mass was assessed through bioelectrical impedance analysis, and appendicular skeletal muscle index was calculated. Dominant grip …
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