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Author
Bando, Hiroshi Tokushima University|Japan Masters Athletics, Tokushima division KAKEN Search Researchers
Murakami, M Japan Masters Athletics, Kagawa division
Moriyasu, A Rehabilitation Research Group for body and heart in Shikoku|Akiboshi Bright Star training rehabilitation center
Keywords
Sarcopenia
Asian working group for sarcopenia
European society of clinical nutrition and metabolism
European working group on sarcopenia in older people 2
Mini nutritional assessment
Branched chain amino acids
Content Type
Journal Article
Description
Sarcopenia has been recently in focus for elderly people, and Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS) and European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People 2 (EWGSOP2) have an important role. The causes of sarcopenia include aging, underactivity, malnutrition, illness, hospitalization, medicines and so on. For diagnosis, several inventories can be applied such as Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA). For the elderly with sarcopenia, several steps would be recommended as follows: i) evaluate nutritional status and the causes of sarcopenia, ii) eliminate the cause and approach nutrition therapy together, iii) a target energy and nutrition amount is secured, iv) nutritional intervention will be started such as branched chain amino acids (BCAA) including valine, leucine and isoleucine.
Journal Title
Global Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Publisher
Global Scientific Library
Volume
3
Issue
1
Start Page
112
Published Date
2020-06-10
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