volume 30, issue suppl 1, P45-54 2017
DOI: 10.1590/1980-5918.030.s01.ao04
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Abstract: Abstract Introduction: Aging leads to sarcopenia and functional capacity decline, compromising upper (UL) and lower limb (LL) performance of activities. Body mass index (BMI) is an important parameter for the assessment of health conditions in older adults, especially with regard to obesity, since it leads to functional limitations in terms of mobility and task performance. Objective: To investigate the potential association between UL and LL functionality and BMI in physically active older adults; and to ch…

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