Bonny Specker

Summary

Affiliation: South Dakota State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D requirements during pregnancy
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1740S-7S. 2004
  2. doi request reprint High bone density in young Hutterite children
    Christine L Wey
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Bone 44:454-60. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The effect of menarcheal age on anthropometric, limb length, and bone measures in Hutterite and non-Hutterite women
    Courtney Grimsrud
    South Dakota State University, Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:693-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of a food frequency questionnaire for assessment of calcium and bone-related nutrient intake in rural populations
    Jane M Osowski
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, Box 2204, EAM Bldg, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1349-55. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Pedometer readings and self-reported walking distances in a rural Hutterite population
    Haifa Abou Samra
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Rural Health 24:99-100. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint High parity is associated with increased bone size and strength
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, EAM Bldg, Box 2204, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1969-74. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence for an interaction between exercise and nutrition for improved bone health during growth
    Bonny Specker
    E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Med Sport Sci 51:50-63. 2007
  8. pmc Walking age does not explain term versus preterm difference in bone geometry
    Haifa Abou Samra
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Pediatr 151:61-6, 66.e1-2. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Nutrition influences bone development from infancy through toddler years
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Nutr 134:691S-695S. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Bone response to jumping is site-specific in children: a randomized trial
    Neil Johannsen
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Bone 33:533-9. 2003

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D requirements during pregnancy
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1740S-7S. 2004
    ..Results concerning benefits for fetal growth and bone development are inconclusive. There is no evidence of a benefit of supplementation during pregnancy above amounts routinely required to prevent vitamin D deficiency...
  2. doi request reprint High bone density in young Hutterite children
    Christine L Wey
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Bone 44:454-60. 2009
    ..We speculate that high activity levels during the rapid growth phase leads to increased bone turnover and bone size; following bone consolidation later in young adulthood this will result in greater bone size and aBMD...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of menarcheal age on anthropometric, limb length, and bone measures in Hutterite and non-Hutterite women
    Courtney Grimsrud
    South Dakota State University, Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 20:693-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, younger MA in Hutterite women did not explain their shorter standing height and limb lengths, but total hip aBMD was inversely associated with MA and greater in Hutterite than non-Hutterite women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of a food frequency questionnaire for assessment of calcium and bone-related nutrient intake in rural populations
    Jane M Osowski
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, Box 2204, EAM Bldg, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1349-55. 2007
    ..To assess the ability of a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) to measure calcium and bone-related nutrient intakes in a rural South Dakota population...
  5. doi request reprint Pedometer readings and self-reported walking distances in a rural Hutterite population
    Haifa Abou Samra
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Rural Health 24:99-100. 2008
    ..This study assessed the accuracy with which a rural population reported daily walking distances using a 7-day activity recall questionnaire obtained quarterly compared to pedometer readings...
  6. ncbi request reprint High parity is associated with increased bone size and strength
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, EAM Bldg, Box 2204, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1969-74. 2005
    ..The greater femoral neck size, without higher BMD, may explain the reduced hip fracture risk among women with high parity previously reported in some studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evidence for an interaction between exercise and nutrition for improved bone health during growth
    Bonny Specker
    E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Med Sport Sci 51:50-63. 2007
    ..g. via loading) on bone mass and structural properties, whereas nutritional factors appear to have an indirect effect (e.g. via hormonal factors) on bone mass...
  8. pmc Walking age does not explain term versus preterm difference in bone geometry
    Haifa Abou Samra
    EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Pediatr 151:61-6, 66.e1-2. 2007
    ..To elucidate the relationship between bone geometry and onset of walking in former term and preterm children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nutrition influences bone development from infancy through toddler years
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    J Nutr 134:691S-695S. 2004
    ..There is evidence of calcium intake-by-gene and calcium intake-by-physical activity interactions among toddlers and young children. The long-term effects of these early nutritional influences on later bone health are unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bone response to jumping is site-specific in children: a randomized trial
    Neil Johannsen
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Bone 33:533-9. 2003
    ..10). We conclude that skeletal loading increases total body and leg BMC in children, but may not have a positive effect at sites that are predominantly trabecular bone during periods of rapid growth (i.e., peripubertal period)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of physical activity and calcium supplementation on bone mineral content in 3- to 5-year-old children
    Bonny Specker
    E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 18:885-92. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that calcium intake modifies the bone response to activity in young children...
  12. doi request reprint Comparing household listing techniques in a rural midwestern Vanguard Center of the National Children's Study
    Katie Dreiling
    Department of Rural Sociology, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Public Health Nurs 26:192-201. 2009
    ..34) with the postal method, and only a slight agreement (.14) with the GIS/satellite imagery method. The plat map, postal listing, and GIS/satellite methods were less time-consuming than the on-site method...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bone measurements by peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) in children with cerebral palsy
    Teresa Binkley
    Ethel Austin Martin Human Nutrition Program, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota 57007, USA
    J Pediatr 147:791-6. 2005
    ..To use peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) to determine bone measurements in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) age 3 to 20 years and compare them with control subjects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rural versus nonrural differences in BMC, volumetric BMD, and bone size: a population-based cross-sectional study
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Bone 35:1389-98. 2004
    ..Lifestyle differences did not explain population differences in BMC, aBMD, vBMD, or bone size...
  15. ncbi request reprint Increased periosteal circumference remains present 12 months after an exercise intervention in preschool children
    Bonny Specker
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Bone 35:1383-8. 2004
    ..Whether the greater periosteal circumference that was observed 12 months post-intervention was a persistent biological bone effect or due to persistently higher activity levels is not known...
  16. ncbi request reprint Calcium intake and hip fracture risk in men and women: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials
    Heike A Bischoff-Ferrari
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:1780-90. 2007
    ..The role of total calcium intake in the prevention of hip fracture risk has not been well established...
  17. doi request reprint Peripheral quantitative computed tomography in children and adolescents: the 2007 ISCD Pediatric Official Positions
    Babette Zemel
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Clin Densitom 11:59-74. 2008
    ..Reference data that sufficiently characterize the normal range of variability in the population also need to be established...
  18. pmc Impact on bone of an estrogen receptor-alpha gene loss of function mutation
    Eric P Smith
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, 3125 Eden Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0547, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3088-96. 2008
    ..The kindred described is the only known instance of a germ line loss of function mutation of estrogen receptor (ER)-alpha...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with physical activity in preschool children
    Kevin Finn
    School of HPELS, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls 50614 0241, USA
    J Pediatr 140:81-5. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to identify factors associated with the physical activity in young children...