Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 16th, 2006
In a recent article published in the journal Bone, scientists sought to characterize "the extent to which body mass influences the relationship between hip joint moments during locomotion and bone mineral density (BMD) of the proximal femur in healthy young women (n= 24)."
"There is some evidence of a direct relationship between hip joint moments during locomotion and BMD of the proximal femur in patients with osteoarthritis," explained M.L. Bareither and colleagues, University Illinois. "Nevertheless, based on expected simultaneous influences of body mass...
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