Correlation analysis of bone vibration frequency and bone mineral density in children

RAZAGHI, Hajar, SAATCHI, Reza, HUGGINS, T., BISHOP, N., BURKE, D. and OFFIAH, A. C. (2014). Correlation analysis of bone vibration frequency and bone mineral density in children. In: 2014 9th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Sign, CSNDSP 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 188-192.

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    Vibration frequencies of ulnae in 19 children aged between 10 and 15 years old were correlated with their bone mineral densities (BMDs) determined using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry. A correlation analysis method to identify the best frequency range for the vibration analysis was developed. The correlation of subjects' bone vibration frequencies in the identified frequency range with their BMDs were 0.71 (for first order polynomial) and 0.81 (for second order polynomial). This is an initial study, based on a small group of subjects. We are currently continuing the work on a larger number of subjects to confirm the findings.

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    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Centre for Automation and Robotics Research > Mobile Machine and Vision Laboratory
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    Page Range: 188-192
    Depositing User: Hilary Ridgway
    Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2014 11:42
    Last Modified: 17 Oct 2018 08:21

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