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Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2002 Oct;30(4):171-6.

Does exercise during growth have a long-term effect on bone health?

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Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Delaware, Newark 19716-3301, USA. modlesky@udel.edu

Abstract

There is increasing evidence that growth is a critical time for altering body tissue composition and fostering either the development or the prevention of disease. The focus of this review is to examine the effect of regular exercise during growth on long-term bone health.

PMID:
12398114
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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