Positive, site-specific associations between bone mineral status, fitness, and time spent at high-impact activities in 16- to 18-year-old boys.

@article{Ginty2005PositiveSA,
  title={Positive, site-specific associations between bone mineral status, fitness, and time spent at high-impact activities in 16- to 18-year-old boys.},
  author={Fiona Ginty and Kirsten L. Rennie and Luke Mills and Samantha J Stear and Sarah C. Jones and Ann Prentice},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={101-10}
}
The incidence of hip and forearm fracture in elderly men in the United Kingdom is a public health issue, but there is limited knowledge on lifestyle factors affecting male bone health. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the relationships between whole body and regional bone mineral status and self-reported participation time in no-, low-, moderate-, and high-impact activities and fitness measurements in 16- to 18-year-old boys. One hundred twenty-eight boys underwent… CONTINUE READING

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