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June 19, 2007

Active Men Have Fewer Fragility Fractures

Active men who participate in at least three hours of sports per week have fewer fragility fractures than those who are inactive, according to a new Swedish study.

This finding "is fully concordant with a similar analysis in women," noted Harri Sievänen, Ph.D., and Pekka Kannus, M.D., Ph.D., both of the UKK Institute in Tampere, Finland, in an accompanying editorial.

Active Men Lessen Later Fracture Risk

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