Dr. Todd Manini
Event: ICFSR 2016, Philadelphia, USA
28 April, 2016
Length: 5 min

Introducing the 9th video presentation from the ICFSR (International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research) held in Philadelphia, 2016. Todd Manini from the Institute on Aging (Florida, USA) presents “Framing the Issue: What Defines Muscle Quality?”

This video/slide presentation shows the need for a standardized assessment of muscle quality in skeletal muscle function deficit and other age related muscle dysfunctions in the elderly.



Keywords: muscle quality in the elderly, specific force, physiological cross-sectional area, intrinsic force, functional muscle tissue, metabolic capacity, standardized assessment, skeletal muscle function deficit, muscle dysfunctions, muscle quality index, frailty.

Todd Manini, PhD
Institute on Aging
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainsville, Florida, USA