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Pubertal timing and bone phenotype in early old age: findings from a British birth cohort study.

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Objectives

To investigate the effect of pubertal timing, assessed in adolescence, on bone size, strength and density in men and women in early old age.

Design

A British birth cohort study with prospective indicators of pubertal timing based on age at menarche, clinical assessment of pubertal stage, and growth tempo from serial height measures, and bone measures derived from peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DX...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dyw131

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Medical Research Council More from this funder
University of Bristol More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
4
Pages:
1113-1124
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-29
DOI:
ISSN:
0300-5771 and 1464-3685
Pmid:
27401728
Source identifiers:
634081
Language:
English
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pubs:634081
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uuid:7610e27d-0bac-4c32-addd-513414ded411
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pubs:634081
Deposit date:
2017-01-19

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