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The role of physical activity on bone density and bone geometry in men


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Title: The role of physical activity on bone density and bone geometry in men
Authors: Nilsson, Martin
E-mail: martin.nilsson@medic.gu.se
Issue Date: 14-Apr-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Internal Medicine
Parts of work: I) Pettersson U.*, Nilsson M.*, Sundh V., Mellström D., and Lorentzon M.. *Contributed equally to this work. Physical Activity is the Strongest Predictor of Calcaneal Peak Bone Mass in Young Swedish Men. Osteoporosis International. 2010 Mar; 21(3):447-55.
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II) Nilsson, M., Ohlsson, C., Mellström, D., and Lorentzon, M. Previous Sport Activity during Childhood and Adolescence is Associated with Increased Cortical Bone Size in Young Adult Men. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2009 Jan;24(1):125-33.
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III) Nilsson, M., Ohlsson, C., Eriksson, AL., Frändin K., Karlsson, M., Ljunggren, Ö., Mellström, D., and Lorentzon, M.. Competitive Physical Activity Early in Life is Associated with Bone Mineral Density in Elderly Swedish Men. Osteoporosis International. 2008 Nov;19(11):1557-66.
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IV) Nilsson, M., Ohlsson, C., Sundh, D., Mellström, D., and Lorentzon, M.. Association of Physical Activity with Trabecular Microstructure and Cortical Bone at Distal Tibia and Radius in Young Adult Men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism [Accepted for publication]
Date of Defence: 2010-04-16
Disputation: Fredagen den 16 april 2010, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: bone mineral density
bone geometry
trabecular microarchitecture
physical activity
men
Abstract: THE ROLE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON BONE DENSITY AND BONE GEOMETRY IN MEN Introduction: Several studies indicate that peak bone mass, reached during the third decade in life, is an important determinant of osteoporosis later in life. Physical activity with dynamic loading of the bone is an important determinant of peak bone mass. Exercise especially before and during puberty is associated with increased bone density and cortical bone size in children and young adults. It has, however, not been esta... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8031-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/21868
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