Bolam, K., Beck, B. R, Adlard, K. N, Skinner, T. L, Cormie, P., Galvao, D. A, Spry, N. A, Newton, R. U & Taaffe, DR. (2014). The relationship between BPAQ-derived physical activity and bone density of middle-aged and older men. Osteoporosis International,25(11), 2663-2668. United Kingdom: Springer. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/s00198-014-2797-z
The bone-specific physical activity questionnaire (BPAQ) accounts for activities that affect bone but has not been used in studies with older adults. Relationships exist between the BPAQ-derived physical activity and bone density in healthy middle-aged and older men but not men with prostate cancer. Disease-related treatments detrimental to bone should be considered when administering the BPAQ.
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