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Journal of Osteoporosis
Volume 2011, Article ID 786752, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/786752
Review Article

Loading and Skeletal Development and Maintenance

1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Laboratory of Clinical Chemistry and Experimental Medicine, CHU Brugmann, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 4 Pl. Van Gehuchten, 1020 Brussels, Belgium
2Department of Medicine, CHU Brugmann, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1020 Brussels, Belgium
3Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Experimental Medicine, Catholic Leuven University, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
4Department of Rheumatology, Mont-Godinne University Hospital, Université Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
5Rheumatology Unit, Saint-Luc University Hospital, Université Catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
6Unit for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases, Ghent University Hospital, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
7Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Liège, 4000 Liège, Belgium
8Department of Gynaecology-Obstetrics, Free University of Brussels, 1090 Brussels, Belgium

Received 8 September 2010; Accepted 6 November 2010

Academic Editor: Jian Sheng (Charles) Chen

Copyright © 2011 P. Bergmann et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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