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The BONE Study

(Bone, Osteogenesis, NSAIDs & Exercise)

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by the progressive loss of bone density and thinning of bone tissue. This chronic, degenerative disease is a major public health threat for an estimated 44 million U.S. women and men aged 50 and older. Children and young adults are able to increase bone density with exercise and proper nutrition, and building stronger bones can help to prevent or delay osteoporosis later in life.

This study is being conducted to help determine if ibuprofen hinders improvements to bone mineral density that normally occur as a result of weight-bearing exercise.

This study includes a 9-month supervised exercise program and some of the participants will take ibuprofen. You must be able to attend exercise session five days per week. If you meet these qualifications and would like to learn more about the study, you may fill out the form below and submit it to us. Someone will respond via phone or email within three days.

BONE Study participant information:

  • All studies are conducted at the University of Colorado facility located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in the Leprino Building, 12401 East 17th Ave., Aurora, CO.
  • All studies and related tests and/or medications are free to participants.
  • All tests will be thoroughly explained to you by our knowledgeable staff. We want to have you understand the research that you are a part of.
  • All examinations and results can be sent to your primary care provider upon request.