TAMARA SCERPELLA

Summary

Affiliation: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Godin-Shephard questionnaire in prepubertal girls
    Tamara A Scerpella
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:845-50. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Dose related association of impact activity and bone mineral density in pre-pubertal girls
    T A Scerpella
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 550 Harrison, Suite 100, Syracuse, New York 13202, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:24-31. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Maturity and activity-related differences in bone mineral density: Tanner I vs. II and gymnasts vs. non-gymnasts
    Jodi N Dowthwaite
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 550 Harrison St, Suite 128, Syracuse, NY 13202, USA
    Bone 39:895-900. 2006
  4. pmc Bone geometry, density, and strength indices of the distal radius reflect loading via childhood gymnastic activity
    Jodi N Dowthwaite
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13202, USA
    J Clin Densitom 10:65-75. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Anterior and middle column thoracolumbar spine injuries in young female gymnasts. Report of seven cases and review of the literature
    Danielle A Katz
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:611-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Fan-beam densitometry of the growing skeleton: are we measuring what we think we are?
    Jacqueline H Cole
    Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Clin Densitom 8:57-64. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Role of impact activity in peripubertal bone accrual
    TAMARA SCERPELLA; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Sustained Skeletal Benefits of Adolescent Exercise
    TAMARA SCERPELLA; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Sustained Skeletal Benefits of Adolescent Exercise
    Tamara A Scerpella; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Godin-Shephard questionnaire in prepubertal girls
    Tamara A Scerpella
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:845-50. 2002
    ..This study was designed to provide validation of the Godin-Shephard questionnaire for the assessment of habitual activity in prepubertal children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dose related association of impact activity and bone mineral density in pre-pubertal girls
    T A Scerpella
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 550 Harrison, Suite 100, Syracuse, New York 13202, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 72:24-31. 2003
    ..10) (P<0.0001). In conclusion, in this group of pre-pubescent girls, we observed a dose-dependent relationship between BMD and hrs/wk of impact activity; even moderate doses of impact activity were associated with increased BMD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Maturity and activity-related differences in bone mineral density: Tanner I vs. II and gymnasts vs. non-gymnasts
    Jodi N Dowthwaite
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, 550 Harrison St, Suite 128, Syracuse, NY 13202, USA
    Bone 39:895-900. 2006
    ..Overall, aBMD correlations and ANCOVA results differ by activity group, maturity level and site. These results highlight the need to consider both maturity and activity status in studies assessing bone accrual...
  4. pmc Bone geometry, density, and strength indices of the distal radius reflect loading via childhood gymnastic activity
    Jodi N Dowthwaite
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13202, USA
    J Clin Densitom 10:65-75. 2007
    ..Fall strength ratios and BMC/FFM ratios were greater in gymnasts (p<0.05). Geometric and volumetric responses to mechanical loading are site specific during late childhood and early adolescence...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anterior and middle column thoracolumbar spine injuries in young female gymnasts. Report of seven cases and review of the literature
    Danielle A Katz
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    Am J Sports Med 31:611-6. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Fan-beam densitometry of the growing skeleton: are we measuring what we think we are?
    Jacqueline H Cole
    Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Clin Densitom 8:57-64. 2005
    ..Particularly in pediatric subjects, increases in soft tissue during normal growth could increase a bone's distance from the fan-beam source and result in apparent reductions in area and bone mineral content...

Research Grants3

  1. Role of impact activity in peripubertal bone accrual
    TAMARA SCERPELLA; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..inactive children. Confirmation of the proposed hypotheses will affirm the importance of childhood activity in bone accrual, providing evidence of the protective effect of such activity. ..
  2. Sustained Skeletal Benefits of Adolescent Exercise
    TAMARA SCERPELLA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Sustained Skeletal Benefits of Adolescent Exercise
    Tamara A Scerpella; Fiscal Year: 2010
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