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Special Issue "Sarcopenia and Nutritional Status"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 September 2019).
Interests: Aging; Physical frailty; Nutrition; Sarcopenia
Interests: Muscle function; Skeletal Muscle; Geriatrics; Frailty; Sarcopenia; Mitochondria; Biomarkers
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Special Issue in Nutrients: Nutrition for Musculoskeletal Health
Sarcopenia, the progressive and generalized loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength/function associated with aging, increases the risk of a vast array of adverse health outcomes, including falls, morbidity, loss of independence, disability, and mortality. As such, sarcopenia poses a huge socioeconomic burden in developed countries. The development and implementation of effective interventions against sarcopenia are therefore a public health priority. A deeper understanding of the intimate mechanisms of muscle aging is also necessary to identify relevant biological targets for specific intervention. Indeed, the contemporary management of sarcopenia relies on exercise and specific nutritional recommendations.
The aim of this Special Issue is to address all the aspects related to the correlation between nutritional status and muscle health, as well as potential interventions to prevent and to treat sarcopenia.
As such, we invite you to submit your latest original research or review articles to this Special Issue.
Dr. Francesco Landi
Dr. Emanuele Marzetti
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Nutrients is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Physical frailty
- Protein intake
- Nutritional intervention