ba0003pp208 | Muscle, physical activity and bone | ECTS2014
, Grion Luca
, Raimondo Emanuela
, Radaelli Giovanni
Vertebral fractures are one of the most common and disabling manifestation in osteoporosis. The relationship between bone mass and muscle strength has already been shown in the literature, but only a few studies argues the relationship between BMD and erector spinae muscles. Simple biomechanical considerations suggest that the loss of trunk muscle mass may contribute in vertebral fractures. In the literature, the Soerensen and isokinetic tests are often reported for t...