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Hosseini S, Valizade R, Daraei Heydarabadi F. Comparison of Bone Mineral Density among Alcoholism and Nonalcoholism Athlete and Nonathlete Subjects. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2014; 4 (1):1-3.
Background: The aim of this study was to compare bone mineral density among alcoholic, nonalcoholic
and nonathlete subjects.
Materials and methods: The group consisted of physically active people. A questionnaire was given
to both alcoholics and nonalcoholics and 28 persons were randomly selected (15 members who
consumed alcohol and 13 who did not). In order to collect the data on mineral aggregation, a testing
device (DEXA) was used. The data were analyzed using SPSS software.
Results: It was found that higher bone aggregation in each of the two athletic group in comparison
with the nonathletic group (p < 0.05).
Conclusion: Exercise may have a positive impact on bone mineral density.
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