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Gender specific age-related changes in bone density, muscle strength and functional performance in the elderly: a-10 year prospective population-based study

Robin M Daly1*, Bjorn E Rosengren23, Gayani Alwis4, Henrik G Ahlborg23, Ingemar Sernbo23 and Magnus K Karlsson23

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1 Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

2 Clinical and Molecular Osteoporosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

3 Department of Orthopaedics, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

4 Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhuna University, 70, Galle, Sri Lanka

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BMC Geriatrics 2013, 13:71  doi:10.1186/1471-2318-13-71

Published: 6 July 2013

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Health, medical and lifestyle questionnaire.

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Comparison of the baseline characteristics of men and women who completed the 10-year follow-up assessment with those who were lost to follow-up.

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