Physical activity and bone measures in young children: the Iowa bone development study.

@article{Janz2001PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and bone measures in young children: the Iowa bone development study.},
  author={Kathleen F. Janz and Trudy L. Burns and James C. Torner and Steven M. Levy and Richard Paulos and Marcia C. Willing and John J Warren},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={107 6},
  pages={1387-93}
}
OBJECTIVES Physical activity has a beneficial effect on bone development in circumpubertal children, although its effect on younger children is uncertain. In this cross-sectional study, we examined associations between physical activity and bone measures in 368 preschool children (mean age: 5.2 years, range: 4-6 years). DESIGN Physical activity was… CONTINUE READING