Excessive daytime sleepiness is associated with an increased frequency of falls and sarcopenia.

Soysal P., Smith L., Tan S. G., Capar E., Veronese N., Yang L.

Experimental gerontology, vol.150, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 150
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.exger.2021.111364
  • Journal Name: Experimental gerontology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Keywords: Excessive daytime sleepiness, Falls, Sarcopenia, Dynapenia, Frailty, OLDER-ADULTS, FRAILTY, RISK, DISTURBANCES, RELIABILITY, PERFORMANCE, DEPRESSION, DURATION, INJURIES, VALIDITY
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background: This cross-sectional study aimed to examine associations between excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) with falls and falls related conditions in older adults.