Armstrong, Miranda E; Spencer, Elizabeth; Cairns, Benjamin J; Banks, Emily; Pirie, Kirstin; Green, Jane; Wright, F; Reeves, Gillian K; Beral, Valerie; Million Women Study, Collaborators
Hip fracture risk is known to increase with physical inactivity and decrease with obesity, but there is little information on their combined effects. We report on the separate and combined effects of body mass index (BMI) and physical activity on hospital admissions for hip fracture among postmenopausal women in a large prospective UK study. Baseline information on body size, physical activity, and other relevant factors was collected in 1996-2001, and participants were followed for incident...[Show more]
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