ANNALS OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, vol.38, no.5, pp.635-639, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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ANNALS OF HUMAN BIOLOGY
Anthropometry, bone strength, physical activity, pre-term infants, quantitative ultrasound, X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY, QUANTITATIVE ULTRASOUND, PREMATURE-INFANTS, MINERALIZATION, DISEASE, GROWTH, BIRTH, EXERCISE, CALCIUM, MILK
Background: Prevention of pre-term osteopenia is important because it results in ventilator dependency, fractures in long bones, softening of the ribs or respiratory failure due to bone breaks in newborns.