Chapter 14. Chapter 14. Skeletal Development in Childhood and Adolescence

  1. ASBMR
  1. Laura K. Bachrach

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch14

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 14. Skeletal Development in Childhood and Adolescence, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • puberty;
  • bone mineral accrual;
  • peak bone mass;
  • sex;
  • race;
  • pediatrics;
  • fractures;
  • bone geometry;
  • growth;
  • pQCT;
  • DXA;
  • QCT;
  • MRI;
  • periosteum;
  • endosteum;
  • BMD;
  • cortical thickness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Evaluating Skeletal Development

  • Bone Growth and Bone Mass

  • Changes in Material Property of Bone (BMDmaterial)

  • Changes in Volumetric BMD

  • Changes in Bone Geometry

  • Ethnic Differences in Bone Acquisition

  • Heritable and Modifiable Influences on Skeletal Development

  • Skeletal development and bone Fragility

  • Summary