Comment on Asian Working Group on Sarcopenia's Updated Consensus Recommendations: Emphasis on Anterior Thigh Muscle Mass

August 1, 2020
JAMDA

We have read with great interest the recently published consensus update of Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia about the diagnosis and treatment of sarcopenia.1 We congratulate them for defining their diagnostic algorithm. Although we agree on selecting less stringent cut-off values for physical performance tests [ie, ≥12 seconds for chair stand test (CST) and