Body Composition in the Elderly

  • Giuliano Enzi
  • Mauro Bussolotto
  • Anna Ceccon
  • Paolo Benincà
  • Alessandra Coin
  • Giuseppe Sergi

Abstract

Accurate evaluation of body composition is of primary importance in studying the nutritional condition of elderly people where the perturbation of body compartments is closely related to morbidity and mortality.

Keywords

Body Composition Total Body Water Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Body Composition Study Human Body Composition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuliano Enzi
    • 1
  • Mauro Bussolotto
    • 1
  • Anna Ceccon
    • 1
  • Paolo Benincà
    • 1
  • Alessandra Coin
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Sergi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of PadovaItaly

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