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Quality of life associated with handgrip strength and sarcopenia: EpiFloripa Aging Study.

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Summary of "Quality of life associated with handgrip strength and sarcopenia: EpiFloripa Aging Study."

Quality of life (QoL) is an important measure, and it can be defined as the presence of control, autonomy, self-realization and pleasure. This study aims to verify the association between handgrip strength (HGS), sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity with quality of life (QoL) among community-dwelling older adults in southern Brazil.

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Name: Archives of gerontology and geriatrics
ISSN: 1872-6976
Pages: 234-239

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