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Sarcopenia, defined as the progressive loss of mass and muscular function, is an important public health problem with significant economic and social consequences. The implementation of effective preventive and therapeutic interventions is a major challenge due to the increasing number of elderly people suffering from this syndrome and its debilitating complications. The diagnosis of sarcopenia requires the measurement of muscle mass and strength, and physical performance. Each evaluation method has significant limitations in terms of sensitivity and/or specificity. The goal of this work is to develop an integrated technological system, consisting of measuring devices, including mobile and wearable devices, interfacing with a data collection and processing software system, for clinical monitoring and management of the analyzed case studies. The system has been designed to both preventive (early diagnosis …
Springer, Cham
Publication date: 
1 Jan 2022

Luigi Accetta, Filomena Addante, Andrea Caroppo, Francesco Ciliberti, Francesco Giusto, Alessandro Leone, Luigi Patrono, Gabriele Rescio, Ilaria Sergi, Daniele Sancarlo

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Pages: 249-258
Italian Forum of Ambient Assisted Living