Dietary and training predictors of stress fractures in female runners.

PURPOSE To compare female runners with and without a history of stress fractures to determine possible predictors of such fractures. METHODS 27 female runners (age 18-40 yr) who had had at least 1 stress fracture were matched to a control sample of 32 female runners without a history of stress fractures. Bone mineral density (BMD) was measured by dual… CONTINUE READING