Bonny Specker

Summary

Affiliation: South Dakota State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantitative bone analysis in children: current methods and recommendations
    Bonny L Specker
    J Pediatr 146:726-31. 2005
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantitative bone analysis in children: current methods and recommendations
    Bonny L Specker
    J Pediatr 146:726-31. 2005
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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)...
  17. doi request reprint Methods for measurement of pediatric bone
    Teresa L Binkley
    EA Martin Program, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 9:95-106. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of genes, sex, age, and activity on BMC, bone size, and areal and volumetric BMD
    Lorena M Havill
    Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:737-46. 2007
    ..Activity levels, especially time in moderate plus vigorous activity, had notable effects on bone. In some cases, these effects were age and sex specific...
  19. ncbi request reprint The state of pediatric bone: summary of the ASBMR pediatric bone initiative
    Gordon L Klein
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 20:2075-81. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Centile curves for bone densitometry measurements in healthy males and females ages 5-22 yr
    Teresa L Binkley
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA
    J Clin Densitom 5:343-53. 2002
    ..DXA measurement curves showed that total body BMC and total body bone area plateaued in females at approximately age 15, whereas male curves of the same measurements showed a continued increase...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral changes during pregnancy and lactation
    Heidi J Kalkwarf
    Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Endocrine 17:49-53. 2002
    ..The recovery of bone is complete for most women and occurs even with shortly spaced pregnancies. Epidemiologic studies have found that pregnancy and lactation are not associated with an increased risk of osteoporotic fractures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Influence of parents' eating behaviors and child feeding practices on children's weight status
    Darcy L Johannsen
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:431-9. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of mothers' and fathers' eating behaviors, child feeding practices, and BMI on percentage body fat and BMI in their children...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effect of protein supplementation during a 6-month strength and conditioning program on areal and volumetric bone parameters
    Tasha L P Ballard
    Applied Physiology Laboratory, South Dakota State University, Box 2820, Brookings, 57007, USA
    Bone 38:898-904. 2006
    ..Skeletal loading and proper nutrition are necessary for optimal bone health. The appropriate amount of dietary protein to maximize skeletal health, however, is under constant debate...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of protein supplementation during a 6-mo strength and conditioning program on insulin-like growth factor I and markers of bone turnover in young adults
    Tasha Lp Ballard
    Applied Physiology Laboratory, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1442-8. 2005
    ..Exercise is beneficial for bone when adequate nutrition is provided. The role of protein consumption in bone health, however, is controversial...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relationships between bone mass and circulating leptin concentrations in Hutterites
    Karen S Wosje
    Ethel Austin Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Bone 34:1017-22. 2004
    ..It is possible that genetic influences that interfere with hypothalamic leptin signaling, in a manner unrelated to adipocyte leptin production, contribute to elevated Hutterite bone density...

Research Grants8

  1. Plains Indians Traditional Diets and Diabetes Control
    Kendra Kattelmann; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Measurements of potential confounders of weight, height, usual dietary intake, activity levels, medication use, and incidence of infection will be taken at the beginning and end of the study period. ..
  2. Bone Density And Later Bone Loss In Rural Populations
    Bonny Specker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. population. ..