Bone mineral content and physical activity.

  title={Bone mineral content and physical activity.},
  author={F Pirnay and M Bodeux and J. M. Crielaard and Paul Franchimont},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={8 5},
The purpose of this study was to estimate the effects of intense and regular physical activity on locomotor system modifications. Tennis, with its unilateral solicitations, allows a more precise examination of specific localized development. Ten professional tennis players were compared with sedentary age-matched students. Muscular modifications were observed, mainly in the forearm circumference. The dominant side forearm circumference was 13% larger than the opposite side. Asymmetry was less… CONTINUE READING
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