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Perinatal factors associate with vertebral size and shape but not lumbar lordosis in 10-year-old children. (2019)
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PAVLOVA, A.V., JEFFREY, J.E., BARR, R.J. and ASPDEN, R.M. 2019. Perinatal factors associate with vertebral size and shape but not lumbar lordosis in 10-year-old children. Journal of anatomy [online], 235(4), pages 749-756. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/joa.13024

The intrauterine environment is known to influence foetal development and future health. Low birthweight has been linked to smaller vertebral canals in children and decreased adulthood spine bone mineral content. Perinatal factors affecting lumbar sp... Read More about Perinatal factors associate with vertebral size and shape but not lumbar lordosis in 10-year-old children..

Age at onset of walking in infancy is associated with hip shape in early old age. (2019)
Journal Article
IRELAND, A., SAUNDERS, F.R., MUTHURI, S.G., PAVLOVA, A.V., HARDY, R.J., MARTIN, K.R., BARR, R.J., ADAMS, J.E., KUH, D., ASPDEN, R.M. GREGORY, J.S. and COOPER, R. 2019. Age at onset of walking in infancy is associated with hip shape in early old age. Journal of bone and mineral research [online], 34(3), pages 455-463. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3627

Bones' shapes and structures adapt to the muscle and reaction forces they experience during everyday movements. Onset of independent walking, at approximately 12 months, represents the first postnatal exposure of the lower limbs to the large forces a... Read More about Age at onset of walking in infancy is associated with hip shape in early old age..