Distance of walking in childhood and femoral bone density etc

Premenopausal women were asked how many kilometers per day they had walked to school and back, in each grade of primary school. Walking distance was not associated with spinal bone density. Even though walking is a low impact activity, walking before menarche may have a moderate but long-lasting positive effect on femoral peak bone density.
Toni Rikkonen, Marjo Tuppurainen, Heikki Kröger, Jukka Jurvelin, Risto Honkanen
Springer Science & Business Media B.V
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December 2006
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