Physical activity positively predicts bone architecture and bone strength in adolescent males and females

  • McKay H
  • Liu D
  • Egeli D
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Abstract

Physical activity (PA) has positive effects on bone accrual and geometry in children during growth. However, we do not know how PA influences adaptations in bone architecture during growth. We evaluated the contribution of PA to bone density, architecture and strength in adolescents.

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  • Bone architecture
  • Bone strength
  • HR-pQCT
  • Physical activity

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Authors

  • Deetria EgeliUniversity of British Columbia

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  • Heather McKay

  • Danmei Liu

  • Steven Boyd

  • Melonie Burrows

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