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Physiological factors associated with low bone mineral density in female endurance runners
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    Pseudo science

    Dear Editor

    Does BJSM even use its review process? Being a runner and running trainer and scientist, I am embarrased about this article.[1] The news *running is unhealthy* quickly went the round. Here in Germany it already was in TV text, in several online newspapers (with headlines like 'Run into Osteoporosis'), and has reached internet discussion boards. It will supposedly appear in printed matter starting tomorro...

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    Is athlete bone loss due to excess hormone 1,25-D?

    Dear Editor

    We cannot help but note the correlation between the results of this study of female athletes, and the study conducted on male long distance runners in Denmark [1]. We propose that sunshine might be the common factor driving the observed bone loss in these two, apparent...

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