Relation of nutrition, body composition and physical activity to skeletal development: a cross-sectional study in preadolescent females.


OBJECTIVE To examine the relation of anthropometric and growth parameters (weight, stature, body composition, age, and skeletal age), nutritional factors, and physical activity to the total body and radius bone mineral density and content and radiogrammetry parameters of the second metacarpal. STUDY DESIGN The study was a cross-sectional evaluation of 456… (More)


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