Chapter 9. Growing a Healthy Skeleton: Exercise—the Primary Driving Force

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Shona L. Bass,
  2. Robin M. Daly and
  3. Cameron J.R. Blimkie

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch9

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Bass, S. L., Daly, R. M. and Blimkie, C. J.R. (2007) Growing a Healthy Skeleton: Exercise—the Primary Driving Force, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255

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Keywords:

  • osteoporosis;
  • dynamic organ;
  • human intervention;
  • mechanotransduction;
  • bone modeling

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The skeleton as a dynamic organ

  • Characteristics of Loading for Optimizing the Osteogenic Response the Results of Animal Studies Provide the Platform for Human Studies

  • Assessing Bone Strength: The Clinically Important Outcome

  • Effect of Exercise on Bone Strength During Growth

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References