Bone development

Bone development in adolescent male footballers, swimmers and cyclists

Playing football can improve bone development in adolescent boys, new research shows. In a study comparing adolescent footballers to swimmers, cyclists and a control group of boys not involved in a regular sport, scientists at the University of Exeter found football led to significantly better bones after one year of training. Adolescence is the key period for bone development, and poor development at this stage … Continue reading Bone development in adolescent male footballers, swimmers and cyclists

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