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Skeletal Aging and Osteoporosis

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

Skeletal Aging and Osteoporosis by Matthew J. Silva
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The focus of this book is on mechanical aspects of skeletal fragility related to aging and osteoporosis. Topics include: Age-related changes in trabecular structure and strength; age-related changes in cortical material properties; age-related changes in whole-bone structure; predicting bone strength and fracture risk using image-based methods and finite element analysis; animal models of osteoporosis and aging; age-related changes in skeletal mechano responsiveness; exercise and physical interventions for osteoporosis.

Springer Berlin Heidelberg; August 2012
260 pages; ISBN 9783642180538
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Title: Skeletal Aging and Osteoporosis
Author: Matthew J. Silva
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