This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: Women generally has lower bone mass less resistant to mechanical loading Negative energy balance pain in stress fracture is not remarkable possible to still continue exercising Difference between ct scan and MRI: ct scan like x-ray, radiation. MRI: for tissue healing for bone requires stability and blood flow Don't want to immobilize when you have a stress fracture...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course HUMBIO 139 taught by Professor Danielgarza during the Fall '10 term at Stanford.
- Fall '10