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1. Wolff’s law, which describes the effect of mechanical forces in bone modeling/remodeling, would predict that ________
 
 
 
 

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2. Calcium cannot be absorbed from the small intestine if ________ is lacking.
 
 
 
 

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3. Which one of the following foods is best for bone health?
 
 
 
 

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4. Which of the following hormones are responsible for the adolescent growth spurt?
 
 
 
 

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5. With respect to their direct effects on osseous tissue, which pair of hormones has actions that oppose each other?
 
 
 
 

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6. Critical Thinking: If you were a dietician who had a young female patient with a family history of osteoporosis, what foods would you suggest she include in her diet? Why?

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7. During the early years of space exploration our astronauts, who had been floating in space, would return to earth showing significant bone loss dependent on how long they were in space. Discuss how this might happen and what could be done to alleviate this condition.

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8. During the early years of space exploration our astronauts, who had been floating in space, would return to earth showing significant bone loss dependent on how long they were in space. Discuss how this might happen and what could be done to alleviate this condition.

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