Impact sports and bone fractures among adolescents.

  title={Impact sports and bone fractures among adolescents.},
  author={Kyle R. Lynch and Han C G Kemper and Bruna Camilo Turi-Lynch and Ricardo Ribeiro Agostinete and Igor Hideki Ito and Rafael Luiz-de-Marco and M{\'a}rio Ant{\^o}nio Rodrigues-J{\'u}nior and R{\^o}mulo Ar{\'a}ujo Fernandes},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  volume={35 24},
The objective of the present study was to investigate the effects of different sports on stress fractures among adolescents during a 9-month follow-up period. The sample was composed of 184 adolescents divided into three groups (impact sports [n = 102]; swimming [n = 35]; non-sports [n = 47]). The occurrence of stress fracture was reported by participants and coaches. As potential confounders we considered age, sex, resistance training, body composition variables and age at peak of height… CONTINUE READING
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