Anthropometric and Lifestyle Associations of Bone Mass in Healthy Pre-Menopausal Mexican and Asian American Women

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Few studies have established the lifestyle predictors of peak bone mineral density (BMD) in Mexican-American (MA) and Asian-American (AA) women. Pre-menopausal MA (n = 48) and AA (n = 58) women aged 30–45 years old were tested for BMD, body composition, aerobic fitness, and muscle function. Socio-demographic characteristics, health status, prevalence of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10903-009-9259-2

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