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ABSTRACT

Background: Sarcopenia is a structural and functional decline in the cells and tissues of all organs resulting in age related decreased skeletal muscle mass and strength in elderly adults. The purpose of this study is to prove that resistance exercise is an extremely effective countermeasure to reduce the severity of the skeletal muscle wasting in elderly sarcopenic individuals especially in the quadriceps muscle. Objective of this study was to identify the efficacy of resisted quadriceps exercise on aging skeletal muscles in sarcopenia patients.

Methodology:  This is an experimental study conducted in Friend in Need old age home and Cure ‘n’ Care physiotherapy center.  Both men and women with age group between 60-75 years participated in this study. Resisted Quadriceps strengthening exercises, aerobic exercises were given as intervention for this study.

Results: The result shows that resisted quadriceps exercise was effective in treating patients with Sarcopenia.

Conclusion: The conclusion of the study is that quadriceps resistance training can counteract the decline in quadriceps muscle function and loss of muscle mass normally associated in sarcopenia individuals.

Keywords: Quadriceps, resisted exercises, skeletal muscle mass, sarcopenia

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