[Bone mineral density, milk intake and physical activity in boys who suffered forearm fractures].

@article{Pires2005BoneMD,
  title={[Bone mineral density, milk intake and physical activity in boys who suffered forearm fractures].},
  author={Luiz Ant{\^o}nio Silveira Sim{\~o}es Pires and Antonio Carlos de Souza and Orlando Laitano and Fl{\'a}via Meyer},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2005},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={332-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare boys with and without forearm fracture in terms of their bone mineral density, intake of milk and dairy products, and physical activity. METHODS There were 23 boys in each group (aged between 7 and 13 years). They were submitted to bone densitometry with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) of the forearm (opposite side of the fracture). Participants answered questionnaires about their intake of milk and dairy products, and about their physical activity. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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