Impacts of combined osteopenia/osteoporosis and sarcopenia on balance and quality of life in older adults


BÜYÜKAVCI R., AKTÜRK S., EVREN B., ERSOY Y.

NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL, vol.7, no.6, pp.585-590, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2020.28003
  • Journal Name: NORTHERN CLINICS OF ISTANBUL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.585-590

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Combined osteopenia/osteoporosis and sarcopenia is a major public health problem for old adults. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the impacts of combined osteopenia/osteoporosis with sarcopenia on balance and quality of life in patients older than 65 years.