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Regional and total body bone mineral density in elite collegiate male swimmers.

Authors
  • Taaffe, D R
  • Marcus, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1999
Volume
39
Issue
2
Pages
154–159
Identifiers
PMID: 10399425
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results suggest that long-term swimming is not an osteogenic mode of training in college-aged males. This supports our previous findings in young female swimmers who displayed no bone mass benefits despite long-standing athletic training.

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