Bone calcification of first-year students of the Main School of Fire Service in Poland
PBN-AR
Instytucja
Wojskowy Instytut Higieny i Epidemiologii im. gen. Karola Kaczkowskiego
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Główny język publikacji
angielski
Czasopismo
Problemy Higieny i Epidemiologii
ISSN
1895-4316
EISSN
Wydawca
Oficyna Wydawnicza MA
DOI
Rok publikacji
2014
Numer zeszytu
1
Strony od-do
98-101
Numer tomu
95
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Pozostali autorzy
+ 3
Słowa kluczowe
angielski
students, bone calcification, osteopenia, osteoporosis, Main School of Fire Service
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Język
angielski
Treść
Introduction. Peak bone mass is thought to be determined by the interaction between lifestyle and genetic factors. Aim. To assess bone calcification of first-year students of the Main School of Fire Service (MSFS), candidates for future officers of the State Fire Service. Material & methods. Total of 326 young men beginning studies in the MSFS between 2009-2012 underwent the examination. Bone mineral density was measured by the DXA densitometry method on a nonprevailing upper limb forearm bone, using the EXA 3000 apparatus. Results. In the entire group of young men an abnormal bone calcification of different degrees of severity was found in 27.3% of the examined men. The status of bone mineralization characteristic of osteopenia was found in 25.8% of the examined, while changes characteristic of osteoporosis were indicated in 1.5% of the subjects. Improper bone calcification of different degree of severity among 27.3% of the examined men beginning studies requires special attention towards the alimentation in the MSFS. Conclusions. The influence of the background on skeletal mineralization, as evidenced by similar percentages of men with abnormalities in bones mineralization coming from villages and cities, was not indicated. It is appropriate to train personnel planning and implementing nutrition of students of the MSFS for nutritional prevention of osteoporosis.
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PX-56e2d6a02cdcbb0812148e57