Influence of Strength Training on the Physical Condition of Elderly, Obese and Sarcopenic People

Participants were physically inactive and obese older adults (65 years, BMI 30 kg/m2), with no serious illness. They were divided into a group with sarcopenia (SAR, n = 28) and a group with no or sarcopenia (NSAR, n = 20). Sarcopenia was evaluated using the Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB), hand-grip strength and skeletal muscle […]

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