Osteoporosis: Early Detection - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:28 am on 19 January 2023.

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Photo of Lord Sandhurst Lord Sandhurst Conservative 11:28, 19 January 2023

My Lords, is not exercise when growing as an adolescent, particularly impact exercise, important for stimulating bone growth? Should more not be done to encourage impact exercise among children and teenagers, particularly among girls, who do not always want this—in other words, running, jumping on the spot and so on?