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J Br Interplanet Soc. 1989 Aug;42(7):371-3.

Calcium metabolism and the osteopenia of space flight.

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Institute of Space Medicine, University of Sheffield.

Abstract

This paper briefly reviews the subject of bone remodelling and calcium homeostasis and considers the changes that occur in the microgravity environment of space. The effectiveness of exercise as a countermeasure to bone demineralisation is discussed.

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11540231
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