Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0004p69 | (1) | ICCBH2015

A pilot study to evaluate the effectiveness of a group circuit therapy programme for children with osteogenesis imperfecta

Pullen Deirdre , Mills Lisa , Burren Christine

Objectives: To explore the benefits of a group circuit therapy programme for children with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) who have been identified as having functional difficulties resulting from hypermobility, reduced muscle strength, poor cardiovascular (CV) fitness and lack of engagement in physical education.Methods: 16 families were contacted to ascertain interest and preference on frequency and location for a proposed therapy group. Subsequently ten ...

ba0007p175 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Dietary behaviours and compromised nutritional intakes in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Mills Lisa , Clark Robert , Birch Laura , Burren Christine P

Background: Nutrition is a cornerstone of child health. Appropriate nutrient intake contributes to bone health, relevant to conditions of bone fragility. Nutrient intake in chronic conditions can be adversely affected by altered dietary behaviours such as mealtime behaviour and food choice. Dietary behaviour and nutrient intake have not been explored in children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), the commonest cause of childrenÂ’s bone fragility.Aim:...