Bone mass acquisition in healthy children

Davies, J.H., Evans, B.A.J and Gregory, J.W. (2005) Bone mass acquisition in healthy children Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90, (4), pp. 373-378. (doi:10.1136/adc.2004.053553).


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Although 80% of the variance in bone mass is determined genetically, there are many other factors which influence the accumulation of bone in early life and affect future risks of osteoporosis. This review considers the genetic, fetal, and environmental influences on bone mass acquisition in healthy children, and highlights important areas where paediatricians may have a role by counselling children and their families to adopt a healthy lifestyle which promotes bone health

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1136/adc.2004.053553
ISSNs: 0003-9888 (print)
Keywords: role, vitamin d, ldl-receptor related proteins, environmental, protein, humans, ldl, child, review, adolescent, etiology, calcitriol, fetal development, affect, administration & dosage, collagen type i, child nutrition physiology, risk, exercise, diet, fractures, calcium, family, physiology, collagen, proteins, bone mass, bone, receptors, genetics, bone development, bone density, fetal, osteoporosis, health, growth, polymorphism, genetic, hormones
ePrint ID: 59658
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April 2005Published
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 17:33
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