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Response to “Is grip strength an actual/significant predictor of areal bone mineral density by itself? Potential confounders and/or effect modifiers”

  • Takahiro Tachiki
  • Katsuyasu Kouda
  • Namiraa Dongmei
  • Junko Tamaki
  • Masayuki IkiEmail author
  • Jun Kitagawa
  • Naonobu Takahira
  • Yuho Sato
  • Etsuko Kajita
  • Yuki Fujita
  • Akiko Yura
  • Sadanobu Kagamimori
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Body composition Epidemiology Musculoskeletal system Multicollinearity 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Funding ha been received from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science with Grand No. 23390180, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science with Grand No. 23590824, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science with Grand No. 23657176, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science with Grand No. 23659362.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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© The Japanese Society Bone and Mineral Research and Springer Japan KK, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takahiro Tachiki
    • 1
  • Katsuyasu Kouda
    • 2
  • Namiraa Dongmei
    • 3
  • Junko Tamaki
    • 4
  • Masayuki Iki
    • 5
    Email author
  • Jun Kitagawa
    • 6
  • Naonobu Takahira
    • 7
  • Yuho Sato
    • 8
  • Etsuko Kajita
    • 1
  • Yuki Fujita
    • 5
  • Akiko Yura
    • 5
  • Sadanobu Kagamimori
    • 9
  1. 1.Chukyo Gakuin University Faculty of NursingMizunamiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Hygiene and Public HealthKansai Medical UniversityHirakataJapan
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedic MedicineSecond Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical UniversityHohhotChina
  4. 4.Department of Hygiene and Public HealthOsaka Medical CollegeTakatsukiJapan
  5. 5.Department of Public HealthKindai University Faculty of MedicineOsaka-SayamaJapan
  6. 6.Center for Human and Social SciencesKitasato University College of Liberal Arts and SciencesSagamiharaJapan
  7. 7.Department of RehabilitationKitasato University School of Allied Health SciencesSagamiharaJapan
  8. 8.Department of Human LifeJin-ai UniversityEchizenJapan
  9. 9.University of ToyamaToyamaJapan

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