Osteoporosis International

, Volume 27, Issue 11, pp 3147–3148 | Cite as

Considerations concerning the definition of sarcopenia: response to comments

  • B. Dawson-Hughes
  • H. Bischoff-Ferrari


Muscle Mass Functional Decline Skeletal Muscle Mass Appendicular Skeletal Muscle Mass Muscle Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Bone Metabolism LaboratoryTufts UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Geriatrics and Aging ResearchUniversity of Zurich and University Hospital of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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