Subchondral bone is hypothesized to be important in the development and progression of osteoarthritis; however, little is known about the determinants of subchondral bone. This study describes the relationship between tibial subchondral BMD and anthropometric, lifestyle, and structural measures in 740 randomly selected subjects.
Dore, D., Quinn, S., Ding, C., Winzenberg, T., & Jones, G. (2009). Correlates of subchondral BMD: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 24(12), 2007 - 2015. https://doi.org/10.1359/JBMR.090532