Sustained effects of physical activity on bone health: Iowa Bone Development Study.

Studies of youth athletics and interventions have shown some maintenance of bone mineral content (BMC; g) after cessation of training, but less is known about sustained effects of everyday physical activity (PA). Using a prospective cohort, this report examined potential effects of childhood PA on adolescent BMC. Participants (N=156 boys, 170 girls) had… CONTINUE READING