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Table 1 Diagnostic testing for sarcopenia

From: COPD: osteoporosis and sarcopenia

Muscle mass a. Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)
b. Bioimpendence analysis (BIA)
Muscle strength Handheld dynamometer
Physical performance a. Gait speed
b. Timed Up and Go (TUG)
c. Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB)