Prof. Belinda R. Beck

Prof. Belinda R. Beck

Griffith University, Australia



1996 Ph. D.University of Oregon, USA

1991 M.Sc., University of Oregon, USA


  1. Jones G, Winzenberg T, Beck B. A Draft Recommendation on Building Healthy Bones in Children and Teens through diet, vitamin D and exercise. Osteoporosis Australia White Paper Sep 2011.
  2. Weeks BK and Beck BR: Broadband ultrasound attenuation of the calcaneus is related to physical activity in young adult Caucasian men and women, Gazzetta Medica Italiana -Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 179(4):229-237, 2011.
  3. Beck BR: Osteoporosis and Exercise. Exercise is Medicine Fact Sheet, Exercise and Sports Science Australia, May 2011.
  4. Beck BR and Norling TL: Eight months of twice-weekly low versus higher intensity whole body vibration may reduce risk for postmenopausal hip fracture. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 89:997-1009, 2010 (IF 1.762).
  5. Weeks BK, and Beck BR. The influence of physical activity on bone during adolescence differs according to sex and physical maturity. Journal of Osteoporosis, Online Access Article ID 546593 Vol. Sep 2010, doi:10.4061/2010/546593.
  6. Beck BR: Muscle forces or gravitational loads: What places the largest forces on bones? Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 41(11):2033-2036, 2009 (IF 4.106)
  7. Weeks BK, and Beck BR. The BPAQ: A bone-specific physical activity assessment instrument. Osteoporosis International, 19(11):1567-1577, 2008. (IF 4.29)
  8. Weeks BK, Young CM, and Beck BR: Eight months of regular in-school jumping improves indices of bone strength in adolescent boys and girls: Results of the POWER PE study. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 23(7):1002-1011, 2008. (IF: 7.056)
  9. Beck BR, Matheson GO, Bergman G, Norling TL, Fredericson M, Hoffman A, and Marcus R: Do capacitively coupled electric fields accelerate tibial stress fracture healing? American Journal of Sports Medicine, 36:(3) 545-553, 2008 (IF 3.646).
  10. Young CM, Weeks BK, and Beck BR: Simple, novel physical activity maintains proximal femur bone mineral density, and improves muscle strength and balance in sedentary, postmenopausal Caucasian women. Osteoporosis International, 18(10):1379-1387, 2007 (IF 3.893).
  11. Beck BR, Kent K., Holloway L and Marcus R: Novel, High Frequency, Low Strain, Mechanical Loading for Premenopausal Women with Low Bone Mass: Early Findings Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism, 24(6):505-507,2006 (IF 2.1)
  12. Beck BR and Doecke JD: Seasonal Bone Mass of College and Senior Field Hockey Players, Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 45(3):347-54, 2005 (IF 0.695).
  13. Beck BR and Snow CM: Bone Health Across the Lifespan – Exercising our options, Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 31(3), 117-122, 2003. (IF 3.825).
  14. Beck BR, QinYX, McLeod KJ and Otter MW: On the relationship between streaming potential and strain in an in vivo bone preparation, Calcified Tissue International, 71(4):335-343, 2002 (IF 2.737).
  15. Beck BR: Exercise-induced leg pain. Current Comment. American College of Sports Medicine, March, 2002 (Revised Dec 2004).
  16. Freeman SPHT, Beck BR, Bierman JM, Caffee MW, Heaney RP, Holloway L, Marcus R, Southon JR, Vogel JS: The study of skeletal calcium metabolism with 41Ca and 45Ca. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Volume 172, Issues 1-4, October 2000, Pages 930-933 (8th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry).
  17. Beck BR and Matheson GO: Stress fractures in athletes: recognition and treatment. Sports Medicine Consult, 1(4):1-6, 2000.
  18. Beck BR and Shoemaker MR: Osteoporosis: Understanding key risk factors and therapeutic options. The Physician and Sports Medicine, 28(2): 69-84, 2000 (IF 0.2).
  19. Beck BR: Stress Fracture Management. Current Comment. American College of Sports Medicine, February, 2000 (Revised 2004).
  20. Beck BR and Matheson GO: Common stress fractures. Clinics in Family Practice; Sports Medicine Issue, 1(1): 251-274, 1999.
  21. Beck BR: Tibial stress injuries: an aetiological review for the purposes of guiding management. Sports Medicine, 26:265-279, 1998 (IF 3.018).
  22. Beck BR and Osternig LR: Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome: The location of muscles in the leg in relation to symptoms. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 76-A(7):1057-1061, 1994 (IF 3.313).
  23. Beck BR: Shin splints. Sport and Wellness, 1(1):1-3, 1994.