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Flashcards in Immobility and rehabilitation Deck (6):
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Sarcopenia

Age related loss of muscle mass AND function

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Sarcopenia begins at .... and accelerates at around .... years of age

30
60

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Primary sarcopenia

Age-related sarcopenia

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Secondary sarcopenia

Other factors contributing sarcopenia (e.g. nutrition, neurological disease, endocrine, muscle disuse)

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Proven interventions to prevent sarcopenia

Progressive resistance training
Aerobic training
Reduce sedentary time

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ACE inhibitors

Shown to increase muscle function in elderly people