Synonyms for sarcopenic or Related words with sarcopenic
Examples of "sarcopenic"
obesity is a medical condition which is defined as the presence of both sarcopenia and obesity. Sarcopenia refers to the presence of low muscle mass and either low muscular strength or low physical performance. When this is accompanied by a high fat mass the condition is known as
The outdated BMI formula developed by Quetelet, is not an accurate measurement of adiposity but represents an imprecise mathematical estimate. Use of BMI is more simple for its convenience, safety, and minimal cost, but it does not take into account several important factors affecting adiposity. Since BMI does not measure body fat directly and not distinguishes fat from lean or bone mass, its use could be inaccurate. At the same BMI level either individuals with a large proportion of total body fat mass (TBFat)or subjects with a considerable muscle mass (weight-lifter) can be classified as "obese". Greater loss of muscle mass leading to
obesity in women occurs increasingly with age. Moreover, men’s BMI does not consider the inverse relationship between muscular strength and mortality. These are the reasons why it is useful to re-evaluate how body fat is determined.
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