INVESTIGADORES
OLIVERI Maria Beatriz
congresos y reuniones científicas
Título:
RISK OF FALLS ACCORDING TO SARCOPENIA AND FRAILTY COMPONENTS IN AMBULATORY WOMEN FROM BUENOS AIRES
Autor/es:
DIAZ A; LUCAS S; GENOVESI E; PELAYO M; MIGUEL S; DELIGIANNIS N; DEL RIO V; SMULEVER A; SOSA S; MOCARBEL Y; OLIVERI B
Reunión:
Congreso; WCO-IOF-ESCEO; 2018
Resumen:
OBJECTIVE:To analyze the association of risk of falls with sarcopenia and frailty components in ambulatory postmenopausal women ≥ 60 years from ArgentinaMATERIAL AND METHODS:A total of 320 women (69.9±7.23 yo) attended a community activity to evaluate osteoporotic risk and muscle health were included. A questionnaire about history of falls, spontaneous loss of weight >4,5 Kg, weekly physical activity , use of drugs for anxiety or depressant disorders and use of cane due to imbalance status or fear of falling, in the last year, was performed. Hand-grip strength (by dynamometry) and physical performance (gait speed) were evaluated. Body composition including appendicular lean mass (ALM) (by DXA, Lunar DPX) was performed in 144 participants. Sarcopenia was determined by 2 criteria: according to EuropeanWorking Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP): ALM/ht2 ≤5.67kg/m2 and Gait speed:
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