The book summarizes recent advances in the elucidation of the mechanisms involved in senile osteoporosis as well as its potential treatment, bringing an integrated approach from the bench to the clinical practice. A unique aspect of this book is its emphasis on the application of translational research in the field of osteoporosis and falls which make it useful not only to biologists but also to clinicians and epidemiologists.The chapters are complemented with color figures showing the basics of bone biology, bone phenotypes and falls prevention interventions and also include tables and flowcharts. Written by investigators (clinicians and basic scientists) in the field of aging bone research, this is a reference guide to geriatricians, gerontologists, endocrinologists, rheumatologists and bone biologists, medical trainees as well as other health professionals (pharmacists, physiotherapists, etc).

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