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ba0004oc6 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Early life motor control is positively associated with adolescent bone strength

Ireland Alex , Sayers Adrian , Deere Kevin , Emond Alan , Tobias Jon

Recent evidence supports a strong influence of early life movement on infant bone strength. However, it is not known whether early motor development also influences bone strength in later life. Therefore, we examined relationships between locomotor score (using components of the Denver Developmental Screening Test) at 18 months, and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) Co-ordination Test (ACT) score at 7 years, and bone outcomes as measured at age 17 ye...