A "NEUROMUSCULAR LOOK" TO SARCOPENIA: IS IT A 'MOVEMENT DISORDER'?


KARA M. , ÖZÇAKAR L. , KAYMAK B. , Ata A. M. , Frontera W.

JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE, cilt.52, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 52 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2340/16501977-2672
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE

Özet

Objective: Impairment of physical function is the main determinant of morbidity/mortality in sarcopenia and frailty. Physical function tests are performed by the movement around the joints, and skeletal muscles are the main generators of the forces required to perform these functional tasks. However, the central nervous system, which initiates and coordinates muscle movements, controls the magnitude and temporal parameters of muscle forces.