Does the Amount of Fat Mass Predict Age-Related Loss of Lean Mass, Muscle Strength, and Muscle Quality in Older Adults?

Annemarie Koster*, Jingzhong Ding, Sari Stenholm, Paolo Caserotti, Denise K. Houston, Barbara J Nicklas, Tongjian You, Jung Sun Lee, Marjolein Visser, Anne B Newman, Ann V. Schwartz, Jane A. Cauley, Frances A. Tylavsky, Bret H. Goodpaster, Stephen B Kritchevsky, Tamara B. Harris

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)888-895
JournalJournals of Gerontology Series A-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011


  • Adipose tissue
  • Muscle mass
  • Muscle strength
  • Obesity
  • Aging

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