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East meets West: current practices and policies in the management of musculoskeletal aging

Published inAging Clinical and Experimental Research, vol. 31, no. 10, p. 1351-1373
Publication date2019
Abstract

Healthy aging is defined as the process of developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables wellbeing in older age. Healthy aging is dependent upon intrinsic capacity, a composite of physical and mental capacities, and the environment an individual inhabits and their interactions with it. Maintenance of musculoskeletal health during aging is a key determinant of functional ability. Sarcopenia, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, are a triad of musculoskeletal diseases of aging that are major contributors to the global burden of disease and disability worldwide. [...]

Keywords
  • FRAX
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Prevention
  • Sarcopenia
  • Treatment
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XIA, Weibo et al. East meets West: current practices and policies in the management of musculoskeletal aging. In: Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 2019, vol. 31, n° 10, p. 1351–1373. doi: 10.1007/s40520-019-01282-8
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