Bone mineral content and density in obese, overweight, and normal-weighted sedentary adolescent girls.

@article{Hage2010BoneMC,
  title={Bone mineral content and density in obese, overweight, and normal-weighted sedentary adolescent girls.},
  author={Rawad El Hage and Elie Hajj Moussa and Christophe Jacob},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={591-5}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare the whole body (WB) bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) in obese, overweight, and normal-weighted adolescent sedentary girls. METHODS This study included 17 obese, 27 overweight, and 21 normal-weighted adolescent (aged, 12-20) sedentary (practicing less than 2 hours of physical activity/week) girls. The three groups (obese, overweight, and normal) were matched for age and maturation index (years since menarche). BMC, bone… CONTINUE READING

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