Determination of skeletal muscle and fat-free mass by nuclear and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry methods in men and women

  • Hansen R
  • Raja C
  • Aslani A
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Abstract

Skeletal muscle mass (SMM) and fat-free mass (FFM) are important variables in nutritional studies. Accurate techniques for measuring these variables have not been thoroughly validated in elderly subjects.

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  • absorptiometry
  • aging
  • anthropometry
  • bioimpedance analysis
  • dual-energy x-ray
  • humans
  • nitrogen
  • sarcopenia
  • skeletal muscle mass
  • total body
  • total body potassium

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Authors

  • Ross D Hansen

  • Chand Raja

  • Ali Aslani

  • Ross C Smith

  • Barry J Allen

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