Rejected Articles for This Systematic Review

ArticleReason for Rejection
Elsasser U, Wilkins B, Hesp R, Thurnham DI, Reeve J, Ansell BM. Bone rarefaction and crush fractures in JCA. Arch Dis Child. 1982;57:377–380Unknown age of children; unable to contact authors
Koo WWK, Sherman R, Succop P, et al. Sequential BMC in small preterm infants with and without fractures and rickets. J Bone Miner Res. 1988;3:193–197Unable to obtain data for children with and without fractures
Hagino H, Yamamoto K, Teshima R, Kishimoto H, Nakamura T. Fracture incidence and bone mineral density of the distal radius in Japanese children. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 1990;109:262–264Included children >16 y of age
Blimkie CJ, Lefevre J, Beunen GP, Renson R, Dequeker J, Van Damme P. Fractures, physical activity and growth velocity in adolescent Belgium boys. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1992;25:801–808No bone density measurement
Greenfield D. Risk Factors for Fracture [PhD thesis]. Sheffield, United Kingdom: Sheffield University; 1998Adults
Goulding A, Jones IE, Taylor RW, Manning PJ, Williams SM. More broken bones: a 4 year double cohort study of young girls with and without distal forearm fractures. J Bone Miner Res. 2000;15:2011–2018Identical study children as in ref 17
Goulding A, Jones IE, Taylor RW, Williams SM, Manning PJ. Bone mineral density and body composition in boys with distal forearm fractures: a dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry study. J Pediatr. 2001;139:509–515Included children >16 y of age
Jones IE, Williams SM, Dow N, Goulding A. How many children remain fracture-free during growth? A longitudinal study of children and adolescents participating in the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study. Osteoporos Int. 2002;13:990–995No bone density measurement
Jones IE, Taylor RW, Williams SM, Manning PJ, Goulding A. Four year gain in bone mass in girls with and without past forearm fractures. J Bone Miner Res. 2002;17:1065–1072Identical study children as in ref 17
Davidson P, Goulding A, Chalmers D. Biomechanical analysis of arm fracture in obese boys. J Paediatr Child Health. 2003;39:657–664Included children >16 y of age
Goulding A, Jones IE, Taylor RW, Piggot JM, Taylor D. Dynamic and static tests of balance and postural sway in boys: effects of previous wrist bone fractures and high adiposity. Gait Posture. 2003;17:136–141Included children >16 y of age
Ma DQ, Jones G. TV, computer and video viewing; physical activity and upper limb fracture risk in children. J Bone Miner Res. 2003;19:1970–1977Values of bone mass in fractures and controls not presented
Ma DQ, Jones G. Soft drink, milk consumption, physical activity, bone mass and upper limb fractures in children. Calcif Tissue Int. 2004;75:286–291Identical study children as in ref 21