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From: Physical activity during life course and bone mass: a systematic review of methods and findings from cohort studies with young adults

Figure 2

Number of studies according to the association between general physical activity and bone mass by sex and period of physical activity measurement. Criterion for positive association was the presence of at least one positive association between physical activity with at least one anatomical site (total body, lumbar spine or femoral neck). *Only first published manuscripts with the studied samples were included.

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