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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 450396, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/450396
Research Article

The Significance of Body Mass Index in Calculating the Cut-Off Points for Low Muscle Mass in the Elderly: Methodological Issues

1Department of Palliative Medicine, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Osiedle Rusa 25a, 61-245 Poznan, Poland
2Department of Pathophysiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, 8 Rokietnicka Street, 60-806 Poznan, Poland
3Department of Adult Psychiatry, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, 27/33 Szpitalna Street, 60-572 Poznan, Poland
4Department of Bionics, University of Arts, Aleje Marcinkowskiego 29, 60-967 Poznan, Poland
5Department of Physiotherapy and Biological Renovation, Stanislaw Wojciechowski Higher Vocational State School, 4 Nowy Swiat Street, 62-800 Kalisz, Poland
6Department of Biomechanics, University School of Physical Education, 27/39 Krolowej Jadwigi Street, 61-871 Poznan, Poland

Received 30 June 2014; Revised 22 September 2014; Accepted 6 October 2014; Published 25 November 2014

Academic Editor: Germán Vicente-Rodriguez

Copyright © 2014 Roma Krzymińska-Siemaszko et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Roma Krzymińska-Siemaszko, Natasza Czepulis, Aleksandra Suwalska, et al., “The Significance of Body Mass Index in Calculating the Cut-Off Points for Low Muscle Mass in the Elderly: Methodological Issues,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, Article ID 450396, 8 pages, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1155/2014/450396.