Sarcopenic obesity: Background and exercise training strategies

Doug Hershberger, Lance Bollinger

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

SARCOPENIC OBESITY (SO), THE COMBINATION OF OBESITY AND AGING-RELATED MUSCLE ATROPHY, PRESENTS NUMEROUS CHALLENGES FOR EXERCISE PROFESSIONALS (EPS). LIFESTYLE INTERVENTIONS INCLUDING EXERCISE TRAINING AND DIETARY MODIFICATIONS CAN IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE, PERFORMANCE OF ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING, AND LONGEVITY FOR PERSONS WITH SO. HERE, WE PROVIDE A DETAILED DISCUSSION OF HOW EPS CAN EVALUATE OR SCREEN FOR SO AND STRATEGIES FOR EXERCISE PROGRAMING FOR PERSONS WITH SO.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)78-83
Number of pages6
JournalStrength and Conditioning Journal
Volume37
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2015

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2015 National Strength and Conditioning Association.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Sarcopenic obesity: Background and exercise training strategies'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this