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Research Article

Analysis of Bone Mineral Density/Content of Paratroopers and Hoopsters

Table 6

BMD (g/cm2) of the different anatomical locations in subgroup I.

VariablesParatroopersa ()Hoopstersb ()Controlsc ()

Calcaneus0.81 ± 0.940.88 ± 0.92c0.79 ± 0.48
First metatarsal0.49 ± 0.660.59 ± 0.85a,c0.50 ± 0.57
Second metatarsal0.43 ± 0.440.51 ± 0.64c0.40 ± 0.47
Third metatarsal0.40 ± 0.750.43 ± 0.95c0.33 ± 0.33
Fourth metatarsal0.37 ± 0.080.35 ± 0.050.30 ± 0.05
Fifth metatarsal0.36 ± 0.090.35 ± 0.040.31 ± 0.05
Lumbar spine (L1–L4) L10.96 ± 0.041.05 ± 0.050.94 ± 0.10
L21.00 ± 0.051.13 ± 0.031.01 ± 0.10
L31.04 ± 0.061.21 ± 0.04a,c1.06 ± 0.10
L41.03 ± 0.041.13 ± 0.091.07 ± 0.06
Ltotal1.01 ± 0.041.13 ± 0.04a,c1.02 ± 0.08
Left femoral neck0.96 ± 0.081.21 ± 0.13a,c0.96 ± 0.10
Left hip0.99 ± 0.081.25 ± 0.09a,c1.05 ± 0.09
Right femoral neck0.95 ± 0.111.23 ± 0.08a,c0.95 ± 0.09
Right hip0.98 ± 0.081.24 ± 0.07a,c1.05 ± 0.07

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

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