Decreased levels of physical activity in adolescents with down syndrome are related with low bone mineral density: a cross-sectional study

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BACKGROUND Down syndrome (DS) has been described as one of the main contributors for low bone mineral density (BMD). Physical activity (PA) is a key factor in skeletal health and thus, PA levels might be associated to the risk of developing osteoporosis. Therefore, the aims were (1) to describe PA patterns in adolescents with DS compared to their… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6823-13-22

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