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ea0049ep713 | Obesity | ECE2017

Dynapenic obesity and myosteatosis in women with and without the metabolic syndrome

Poggiogalle Eleonora , Donini Lorenzo , Gnessi Lucio , Mariani Stefania , Di Martino Michele , Ciccantelli Barbara , Mancini Cecilia , Arca Marcello , Lenzi Andrea , Lubrano Carla

Introduction: Insulin resistance is a well-known hallmark of the metabolic syndrome (MetS), and it detrimentally affects also protein metabolism, favoring to the decline of lean body mass. The aim of the present study was to explore muscle strength (as a functional consequence of sarcopenic obesity) and muscle quality (namely, myosteatosis) in women with and without the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS).Methods: Study participants were enrolled at the Sapienza U...