Low bone mineral density in highly trained male master cyclists

@article{Nichols2003LowBM,
  title={Low bone mineral density in highly trained male master cyclists},
  author={J. Nichols and J. E. Palmer and S. Levy},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={644-649}
}
  • J. Nichols, J. E. Palmer, S. Levy
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • The purpose of this study was to determine total and regional bone mineral density (BMD) in highly competitive young adult and master male cyclists. Three groups of men were studied: older cyclists (51.2±5.3 years, n=27); young adult cyclists (31.7±3.5 years, n=16); and 24 non-athletes matched by age (±2 years) and body weight (±2 kg) to the master cyclists. All of the master cyclists had been training and racing for a minimum of 10 years (mean 20.2±8.4 years) and engaging in little to no… CONTINUE READING
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