Birth weight and bone mass in young adults from Brazil

Birth weight and bone mass in young adults from Brazil,10.1016/j.bone.2010.01.365,Bone,Michael Maia Schlüssel,José Augusto Sisson de Castro,Gilberto K

Birth weight and bone mass in young adults from Brazil   (Citations: 2)
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BackgroundBirth weight is positively associated with adult bone mass. However, it is not clear if its effect is already evident in early adulthood.
Journal: Bone , vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 957-963, 2010
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    • ...Despite the above results, the presence of birth weight effects on bone mass from early adulthood is still controversial [7, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30]...
    • ...Hovi et al. [26] 2009 Helsinki, Finland 18–27 DXA Cohort Schlüssel et al. [27] 2010 Ribeirão Preto, Brazil 23–24 DXA Cohort...
    • ...Schlüssel et al. [27] To explore the association between birth weight, postnatal linear growth, and bone mass in young adults BA, BMC, and BMD (lumbar spine, proximal femur, and femoral neck) 250 women and 246 men After adjustments for sex, skin color, gestational age, physical activity, smoking habit, alcohol, calcium and protein intake, adult weight, and height Z-score, birth weight Z-score remained positively associated with BA ...

    M. M. Schlüsselet al. Birth weight and adult bone mass: a systematic literature review

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