A school curriculum-based exercise program increases bone mineral accrual and bone size in prepubertal girls: two-year data from the pediatric osteoporosis prevention (POP) study.

@article{Lindn2006ASC,
  title={A school curriculum-based exercise program increases bone mineral accrual and bone size in prepubertal girls: two-year data from the pediatric osteoporosis prevention (POP) study.},
  author={Christian Lind{\'e}n and Henrik G Ahlborg and Jack Besjakov and Per Gardsell and Magnus K. Karlsson},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={829-35}
}
UNLABELLED This 2-year prospective controlled exercise intervention trial in 99 girls at Tanner stage 1, evaluating a school curriculum-based training program on a population-based level, showed that the annual gain in BMC, aBMD, and bone size was greater in the intervention group than in the controls. INTRODUCTION Most exercise intervention studies in children, evaluating the accrual of BMD, include volunteers and use specifically designed osteogenic exercise programs. The aim of this study… CONTINUE READING
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