Former college artistic gymnasts maintain higher BMD: a nine-year follow-up

Abstract

If higher bone gains acquired from weight-bearing sports during growth persist into old age, the residual benefits could delay or even prevent osteoporotic fractures. The purpose of this study was to determine if the higher areal bone mineral density (aBMD) observed 15 years after competitive training and competition in former female college artistic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-006-0181-3

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