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Body composition changes with age have gender-specific impacts on bone mineral density

Soo Lim, Sung-Il Cho et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2004

Country : Korea

Journal : Bone

Body weight, smoking, alcohol, physical activity, and diet have been proven to affect bone mineral density (BMD) directly or indirectly. Of these, body weight is perhaps best known to affect BMD. However, there is some debate as to whether lean body mass (LBM) or fat mass (FM), the two components of body weight, most determines BMD. Recently, newer peripheral densitometry devices have been developed, which have the advantages of low cost and portability, and this has made field epidemiologic study of osteoporosis possible …
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