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Does bracing affect bone health in women with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Purpose: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is often associated with low bone mineral content and density (BMC, BMD). Bracing, used to manage spine curvature, may interfere with the growth-related BMC accrual, resulting ...
The electromyographic threshold in boys and men
Abstract Background Children have been shown to have higher lactate (LaTh) and ventilatory (VeTh) thresholds than adults, which might be explained by lower levels of type-II motor-unit (MU) recruitment. However, the ...
The Clinical Translation Gap in Child Health Exercise Research: A Call for Disruptive Innovation
In children, levels of play, physical activity, and fitness are key indicators of health and disease and closely tied to optimal growth and development. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) provides clinicians with ...