Daily Archives: 09/09/2012

sarcopenia

Sarcopenia (from the Greek meaning “poverty of flesh”) is the degenerative loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength associated with aging (0.5-1% loss per year after the age of 25). Sarcopenia is a component of the frailty syndrome As of 2009 there is no generally accepted definition of sarcopenia in the medical literature.[1] The European […]