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Bibliography and Links on Good Bone Health And To Prevent Osteoporosis

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General Information

*MedlinePlus

http://medlineplus.gov/bonesjointsandmuscles

MedlinePlus includes links to carefully researched websites, interactive slideshows, drug information, a medical encyclopedia, and the latest news on osteoporosis, from the National Library of Medicine (NIH) (in English and Spanish).

*healthfinder

http://healthfinder.gov

healthfinder® links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations (in English and Spanish)

*NOAH (New York Online Access to Health)

http://www.noah-health.org/

NOAH provides access to high quality full-text consumer health information in English and Spanish that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased (in English and Spanish).

U.S. Government Resources

*National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIH)

http://www.niams.nih.gov/

NIAMS is the primary NIH organization for research on osteoporosis and other musculoskeletal health issues.  The section called "Health Information" provides consumer and patient information.

*Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases—National Resource Center (NIH)

http://www.osteo.org

The National Resource Center is dedicated to increasing awareness, knowledge and understanding about the prevention, early detection and treatment of osteoporosis and related bone diseases.

*Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General

http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/bonehealth/

The Surgeon General issues the first-ever report on the nation's bone health.

*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Bone Health

http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bonehealth/

Information for both adults and children about bone health and osteoporosis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

National Institute on Aging

http://www.nia.nih.gov/

The National Institute on Aging leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.

ClinicalTrials.gov

http://clinicaltrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Organizations

*United States Bone and Joint Decade

http://www.usbjd.org/

The Bone and Joint Decade is a global, multi-disciplinary initiative targeting the care of people with musculoskeletal conditions--bone and joint disorders. Its focus is on improving your quality of life as well as advancing the understanding and treatment of those conditions through research, prevention and education.

*National Osteoporosis Foundation

http://www.nof.org

The goals of this organization are to prevent osteoporosis, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and related fractures, and to find a cure. 

*American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/

AAOS will serve the profession, champion the interests of patients, and advance the highest quality musculoskeletal health.

*Arthritis Foundation

http://www.arthritis.org/

The Arthritis Foundation supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research (in English and Spanish).

*International Osteoporosis Foundation

http://www.osteofound.org/

The International Osteoporosis Foundation is an international non-governmental organization whose mission is to advance the understanding of osteoporosis and to promote prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease worldwide.

American College of Rheumatology

http://www.rheumatology.org/

The American College of Rheumatology is the professional organization of rheumatologists and associated health professionals.  The "patients and public" section of the website has consumer-friendly information.

Health Check Tools

 

One Minute Osteoporosis Risk Test (International Osteoporosis Foundation)

http://www.osteofound.org/osteoporosis/risk_test.html

Osteoporosis Risk Questionnaire (Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention)

http://www.yourdiseaserisk.harvard.edu/hccpquiz.pl?lang=english&func=home&quiz=osteoporosis

Selected books available at many libraries and bookstores

 

EXERCISES FOR OSTEOPOROSIS: More Than 100 Exercises To Build Bone Density And Muscle Strength

Dianne Daniels, 2004

616.716

BEAUTIFUL BONES WITHOUT HORMONES : The Revolutionary New Diet And Exercise Program to Reduce The Risk of Osteoporosis And Keep Your Bones Healthy And Strong

Leon Root, 2004

616.716

YOGA FOR HEALTHY BONES: A WOMAN'S GUIDE

Linda Sparrowe , 2004

613.7046

OSTEOPILATES: Increase Bone Density Reduce Fracture Risk Look And Feel Great!

Karena Thek, Lineback,  2003

OUTWITTING OSTEOPOROSIS: The Smart Woman's Guide to Bone Health

Ronda Gates,   2003

616.716

WHAT YOUR DOCTOR MAY NOT TELL YOU ABOUT OSTEOPOROSIS: Help Prevent And Even Reverse The Disease That Burdens Millions Of Women

Felicia Cosman,  2003

616.716

GREAT HEALTHY FOOD FOR STRONG BONES

Fiona Hunter,  2003

641.5632

MAY0 CLINIC ON OSTEOPOROSIS,  2003

616.716 MAYO

I'M NOT SLOWING DOWN: Winning My Battle With Osteoporosis

Ann Richards,   2003

616.716

EXERCISE FOR STRONG BONES

E. Joan Bassey,  2002

ESPANOL 616.716

OSTEOPOROSE-GYMNASTIK

Mia Schmidt,   2002

ESPANOL 616.716

VENCER LA OSTEOPOROSIS: El Colágeno, Clave de La Descalcificación Y La Artrosis

Ana María Lajusticia Bergasa,   2000

ESPANOL 616.716

PERFECT BONES: A Six-Point Plan For Healthy Bones

Pamela Levin,   2002

616-7105

PREVENTING AND MANAGING OSTEOPOROSIS,   2002

616.716 PREVENTING

THE SILENT THIEF: OSTEOPOROSIS, Exercises And Strategies For Prevention And Treatment

Karine Bohme,  2001

616.716

BETTER BONES, BETTER BODY: Beyond Estrogen And Calcium: A Comprehensive Self -Help Program For Preventing, Halting, And Overcoming Osteoporosis

Susan Brown, Ph.D.    2000

616.716

YOGA BUILDS BONES: Easy, Gentle Stretches That Prevent Osteoporosis

Jan Maddern,   2000

613.7046