Table 1: Absolute and adjusted bone changes in the proximal femur. Values represent the percentage change of area, Bone Mineral Content (BMC) and areal Bone Mineral Density (aBMD) at six-month training (t2) with respect to the same values measured at training commencement (t1).

Absolute bone changes (t2-t1)Adjusted bone changes (t2-t1)
Exercise legControl leg
Area (cm2)BMC (g)aBMD (g/cm2)Area (cm2)BMC (g)aBMD (g/cm2)Area (cm2)BMC (g)aBMD (g/cm2)

Neck−1.60%−3.30%−1.60%−2.50%−4.90%−2.30%0.90%1.60%0.70%
Trochanteric−2.40%−5.70%−3.30%2.10%2.80%0.80%−4.50%−8.50%−4.10%
Intertrochanteric2.00%−0.70%−2.60%−0.70%−3.40%−2.70%2.70%2.60%0.10%
Average1.00%3.10%2.10%0.50%0.60%1.20%5.30%6.80%1.30%