Non-Pharmacological Interventions in Osteosarcopenia: A Systematic Review
R Atlihan, B Kirk, Gustavo Duque
JOURNAL OF NUTRITION HEALTH & AGING | SPRINGER FRANCE | Published : 2021
BACKGROUND: Osteosarcopenia is a geriatric syndrome defined by the concomitant presence of osteopenia/osteoporosis (loss of bone mineral density (BMD)) and sarcopenia (loss of muscle mass and/or function), which increases the risk of falls, fractures, and premature mortality. OBJECTIVE: To examine the efficacy of non-pharmacological (exercise and/or nutritional) interventions on musculoskeletal measures and outcomes in osteosarcopenic adults by reviewing findings from randomized controlled trials (RCTs). METHODS: This review was registered at PROSPERO (registration number: CRD42020179292) and conducted in accordance with the PRISMA guidelines. Electronic databases were searched for RCTs asse..View full abstract
The authors would like to thank the Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Science for supporting this study.