Impact of a multimodal exercise program on tibial bone health in adolescents with Development Coordination Disorder : an examination of feasibility and potential efficacy
Tan, J. L., Siafarikas, A., Rantalainen, T., Hart, N. H., McIntyre, F., Hands, B., & Chivers, P. (2020). Impact of a multimodal exercise program on tibial bone health in adolescents with Development Coordination Disorder : an examination of feasibility and potential efficacy. Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions, 20(4), 445-471. http://www.ismni.org/jmni/pdf/82/jmni_20_445.pdf
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Objectives: Developmental coordination disorder (DCD) compromises bone health purportedly due to lower levels of physical activity. The potential of an exercise intervention to improve bone health parameters in adolescents with DCD has not previously been studied. This study thus aimed to determine the impact of a multimodal exercise intervention on bone health in this population at-risk of secondary osteoporosis. Methods: Twenty-eight adolescents (17 male, 11 female) aged between 12-17 years (Mage=14.1) with DCD participated in a twice weekly, 13-week generalised multimodal exercise intervention. Peripheral quantitative computed tomography scans of the tibia (4% and 66%) were performed over a six month period. Generalised estimating equations were used to examine the impact of fitness measures on bone parameters over time. Results: An overall improvement trend was observed for bone health, with significant increases at the 66% tibial site for bone mass (4.12% increase, dcohen=0.23, p=0.010) and cortical area (5.42% increase, η2 =12.09, p=0.014). Lower body fitness measures were significantly associated with improvements in bone health parameters, tempered by the degree of motor impairment. Conclusion: A multimodal exercise intervention may be effective in improving bone health of adolescents with DCD. Given the impact of motor impairments, gains may be greater over an extended period of study. ...
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Additional information about fundingJT is supported by a Commonwealth Research Training Program Doctoral Scholarship. NHH is supported by a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship with Cancer Council of Western Australia. PC and TR’s work in this project was partly supported by the WA Department of Health FutureHealth WA First Year Initiatives – Mentoring Grant 2016.
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