Mov 470 Ch 11 Osteoporosis

Mov 470 Ch 11 Osteoporosis - Chapter 11 Decrease in bone...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 11 Decrease in bone mass (holes in bones) h Skeletal fragility h Fracture risk h Most severe occurs in hip and spine h Will result in chronic pain h The silent killer No symptoms Dibilitating Functions to preserve serum Ca and mechanical integrity h Two types of skeletal tissue Cortical skull, shafts of long bones Trabecular hip, spine, wrist (more blood supply) h Bone is in constant turnover and remolding reformation and reabsorption h With age reabsorbtion slight exceeds formation h Bending, sneezing and coughin.? Bone loss is not painful and produces no noticeable symptoms h 1 st sign of the disease is often a facture h Deconditioning as a result of a fall leads to greater complications as well as reducing the willingness to be active Osteoporosis is more prevalent among women and Caucasians (20% of cases are male) h Uncontrollable: Genetics, gender, race, age h Controllable: Hormone levels, dietary needs (Ca and Vit D), physical activity Not highly researched (1-1 basis with...
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