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ba0003oc6.2 | Osteoporosis treatment and the effects of physical activity | ECTS2014

Gender-specific associations between physical functioning, bone quality, and fracture risk in older people

Furrer Regula , van Schoor Natasja , de Haan Arnold , Lips Paul , de Jongh Renate

Introduction: Measures of physical function may be related to osteoporosis and fractures in older individuals and may thus be used in the identification of individuals at high fracture risk.Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate which measures of physical functioning are associated with bone quality and fracture incidence and whether gender-specific differences exist within these associations.Methods: We studied 1486 partici...