ERIC Number: EJ596211
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Osteoporosis: Implications for Risk Reduction in the College Setting.
Leslie, Maryann; St. Pierre, Richard W.
Journal of American College Health, v48 n2 p67-71 Sep 1999
Examines risk factors for osteoporosis that are especially relevant to the college health setting, focusing on bone development, inadequate calcium and vitamin D intake, cigarette smoking and alcohol use, steroid use and high protein diets, and physical inactivity and excessive exercise. Also presents intervention strategies for college health professionals. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A