Bone & the Sport and Exercise Physician

The understanding of bone and bone metabolism has increased rapidly over recent years.  This module aims to improve knowledge in the area of bone function and structure, the role of systemic hormones, trace elements in bone metabolism and how bone structure is affected by exercise and loading.   It outlines current available investigations, including recent research detailing bone turnover markers.  Finally the module discusses stress fractures, optimal and suboptimal loading, and stress fracture management.

Written by: Dr Greg Lovell

Release date: 19 January 2019

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