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Research Article

Analysis of Bone Mineral Density/Content of Paratroopers and Hoopsters

Table 5

BMC (g) of the different anatomical locations in subgroup II.

VariablesParatroopersa ()Hoopstersb ()Controlsc ()

Calcaneus23.85 ± 2.9832.95 ± 9.03a,c22.82 ± 3.15
First metatarsal6.46 ± 0.817.59 ± 1.88a,c5.64 ± 0.93
Second metatarsal3.55 ± 0.434.22 ± 0.73a,c3.34 ± 0.36
Third metatarsal2.67 ± 0.502.61 ± 0.882.17 ± 0.96
Fourth metatarsal2.65 ± 0.39c2.50 ± 0.642.01 ± 0.29
Fifth metatarsal3.43 ± 0.553.51 ± 0.892.57 ± 0.47
Lumbar spine (L1–L4) L114.19 ± 1.0617.20 ± 2.97a,c12.49 ± 1.47
L215.74 ± 1.0219.84 ± 3.83a,c14.02 ± 1.01
L318.93 ± 2.2722.50 ± 4.24c14.88 ± 1.95a,b
L419.16 ± 2.5723.70 ± 4.22a,c16.09 ± 1.45
Ltotal68.02 ± 6.4683.24 ± 14.95a,c57.47 ± 4.81
Left femoral neck4.89 ± 1.736.29 ± 1.944.51 ± 0.67
Left hip40.86 ± 7.5453.28 ± 7.56a,c38.67 ± 5.12
Right femoral neck5.36 ± 1.636.73 ± 1.51c4.14 ± 0.39
Right hip42.96 ± 7.4253.68 ± 7.50a,c38.44 ± 4.88

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

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