Management of bone health starts in childhood and continues throughout life. Nutrition, health and exercise all influence bones and a very proactive attitude to optimising bone health through these approaches is vital to prevent injuries in sport and easy fractures in mid and later life.
Low bone mass and osteoporosis are not just conditions of old age. Young people also can develop thin bones and a predisposition to injuries that can have devastating effects.
Professor Speed has an interest in bon injuries and in bone health in younger people.