Affiliation: Oregon State University
- Factors associated with physical activity in children attending family child care homesKatherine B Gunter
College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Prev Med 54:131-3. 2012..To determine the relationship between family child care home (FCCH) practices and characteristics, and objectively measured physical activity (PA) among children attending FCCHs...
- Physical activity in childhood may be the key to optimizing lifespan skeletal healthKatherine B Gunter
School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Human Sciences Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
Exerc Sport Sci Rev 40:13-21. 2012..This review examines the potential for early childhood activity to improve bone mineralization and structure and explores childhood activity as prevention for osteoporosis in later life...
- Impact exercise increases BMC during growth: an 8-year longitudinal studyKatherine Gunter
Bone Research Laboratory, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
J Bone Miner Res 23:986-93. 2008..If the benefits are sustained into young adulthood, effectively increasing peak bone mass, fracture risk in the later years could be reduced...
- Jump starting skeletal health: a 4-year longitudinal study assessing the effects of jumping on skeletal development in pre and circum pubertal childrenKatherine Gunter
Oregon State University, Bone Research Laboratory, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, USA
Bone 42:710-8. 2008..The purpose of this study was to assess bone mineral content (BMC) of the whole body (WB), total hip (TH), femoral neck (FN) and lumbar spine (LS) over four years in pre-pubertal boys and girls following a 7-month jumping intervention...