Abstract:Introduction: Sarcopenia, often associated with sedentarism, increases the risk of falls in older people, which may contribute to poorer health. Objective: This study sought to verify the impact of sarcopenia, sedentary lifestyle and risk of falls in older people’s health self-perception. Method: This was an observational, descriptive, cross-sectional study with a quantitative approach. The sample included 317 older people from the municipality of Cruz Alta, who underwent an assessment with specific instrume… Show more
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