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Research Article

Analysis of Bone Mineral Density/Content of Paratroopers and Hoopsters

Table 2

BA (cm2) of the different anatomical locations in subgroup I.

VariablesParatroopersa ()Hoopstersb ()Controlsc ()

Calcaneus34.49 ± 3.8336.66 ± 2.61c31.26 ± 3.32
First metatarsal12.78 ± 0.8813.54 ± 1.4111.46 ± 0.74
Second metatarsal8.37 ± 0.949.04 ± 1.28c7.76 ± 0.85
Third metatarsal7.79 ± 1.138.27 ± 0.987.30 ± 0.70
Fourth metatarsal7.95 ± 0.838.41 ± 1.157.42 ± 0.87
Fifth metatarsal10.85 ± 1.1410.24 ± 1.359.73 ± 1.28
Lumbar spine (L1–L4) L113.97 ± 1.7016.43 ± 1.05a,c13.96 ± 0.83
L215.39 ± 0.1017.50 ± 2.06a,c14.84 ± 1.17
L317.16 ± 1.3119.09 ± 2.74c16.54 ± 1.31
L418.67 ± 1.1522.54 ± 2.39a,c18.17 ± 2.15
Ltotal65.19 ± 4.4075.56 ± 7.56a,c63.51 ± 4.52
Left femoral neck6.10 ± 1.505.64 ± 0.385.64 ± 0.37
Left hip40.78 ± 3.3547.11 ± 4.14a,c39.64 ± 3.77
Right femoral neck6.77 ± 1.30b,c5.46 ± 0.425.45 ± 0.43
Right hip42.79 ± 3.046.53 ± 3.95c38.46 ± 4.89

Note. Data are means ± SD; asignificantly different with paratroopers, ; bsignificantly different with hoopsters, ; csignificantly different with controls, .

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