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Analysis of Bone Mineral Density/Content of Paratroopers and Hoopsters

Table 7

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

VariablesParatroopersa ()Hoopstersb ()Controlsc ()

Calcaneus0.75 ± 0.130.87 ± 0.14c0.71 ± 0.07
First metatarsal0.52 ± 0.090.56 ± 0.03c0.49 ± 0.05
Second metatarsal0.43 ± 0.080.47 ± 0.040.41 ± 0.02
Third metatarsal0.39 ± 0.070.33 ± 0.080.30 ± 0.01a
Fourth metatarsal0.38 ± 0.060.31 ± 0.070.27 ± 0.03a
Fifth metatarsal0.36 ± 0.070.33 ± 0.070.28 ± 0.03a
Lumbar spine (L1–L4) L11.00 ± 0.081.11 ± 0.120.88 ± 0.07
L21.04 ± 0.111.20 ± 0.15a,c0.91 ± 0.04
L31.11 ± 0.131.23 ± 0.150.91 ± 0.06
L41.06 ± 0.151.19 ± 0.110.88 ± 0.08
Ltotal1.06 ± 0.121.19 ± 0.13a,c0.90 ± 0.05
Left femoral neck0.94 ± 0.151.18 ± 0.15a,c0.85 ± 0.14
Left hip0.99 ± 0.141.21 ± 0.10a,c0.95 ± 0.10
Right femoral neck1.02 ± 0.181.16 ± 0.15a,c0.84 ± 0.10
Right hip1.03 ± 0.171.19 ± 0.09a,c0.94 ± 0.08

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

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