Skeletal Aging and Osteoporosis

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology


ISBN: 978-3-642-18052-1 (Print) 978-3-642-18053-8 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-30

    Age-Related Changes in Whole-Bone Structure and Strength

  3. Chapter

    Pages 31-51

    Characterisation of Trabecular Bone Structure

  4. Chapter

    Pages 53-85

    Cortical Bone Mechanics and Composition: Effects of Age and Gender

  5. Chapter

    Pages 87-104

    Bone Microdamage and Its Contributions to Fracture

  6. Chapter

    Pages 105-131

    Changes in Cortical Bone Mineral and Microstructure with Aging and Osteoporosis

  7. Chapter

    Pages 133-150

    Factor of Risk for Fracture

  8. Chapter

    Pages 151-176

    Bisphosphonates and PTH for Preventing Fractures

  9. Chapter

    Pages 177-190

    Bone Cell Mechanoresponsiveness

  10. Chapter

    Pages 191-216

    The Effect of Aging on Skeletal Mechanoresponsiveness: Animal Studies

  11. Chapter

    Pages 217-234

    Skeletal Mechanoresponsiveness: Effects of Sex Hormones

  12. Chapter

    Pages 235-256

    Effects of Exercise and Physical Interventions on Bone: Clinical Studies

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 257-257