Decreased Basal Metabolic Rate Can Be an Objective Marker for Sarcopenia and Frailty in Older Males


Soysal P., Bulut E. A., YAVUZ İ., IŞIK A. T.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION, vol.20, no.1, pp.58-63, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.07.001
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-63
  • Keywords: Basal metabolic rate, sarcopenia, frailty, bioimpedance, SKELETAL-MUSCLE MASS, ENERGY-EXPENDITURE, BODY-COMPOSITION, CALF CIRCUMFERENCE, PREDICTION, INFLAMMATION, PERFORMANCE, OBESITY, HEALTH, COSTS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study is to demonstrate the ability of the basal metabolic rate (BMR) to detect frailty and sarcopenia in older males.