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Abbreviations

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AB                   able-bodied

aBMD              areal bone mineral density

ABT                 activity-based therapy

AIS                  ASIA Impairment Scale

ASA                 acetylsalicylic acid

BALP               bone-specific alkaline phosphatase

BMC                bone mineral content

BMD                bone mineral density

BMI                  body mass

BP                   bisphosphonate

BV/TV             bone volume fraction

BW                  body weight

CE                   cycle ergometer

Cr                    creatinine

CSA                 cross-sectional area

CT                   Type I collagen C-telopeptide levels

CTX                 collagen C-telopeptide

DPA                 dual energy photon absorptiometry

DOI                  duration of injury

DXA / DEXA    dual energy X-ray absorptiometry

EMS                electromyostimulation

ES                   electrical stimulation

ES/BS             eroded surface fraction (resorption)

FES                 functional electrical stimulation

HR                   high resolution

IGF1                insulin-like growth factor-1

IV                     intravenous

NMES              neuromuscular electrical stimulation

N.Oc/B.Ar        osteoclast number per unit bone volume

NTX                 N-telopeptide

OC                   osteocalcin

OV/BV             osteoid volume

OS/BS             osteoid surfaces

O.Th                osteoid thickness

PINP                serum procollagen type I N propeptide

pQCT              peripheral quantitative computed tomography

PTH                 parathyroid hormone

QUS                quantitative ultrasound

RCT                 randomized controlled trial

RGO                reciprocating gait orthosis

SLOP              sublesional osteoporosis

TSI                  time since injury

vBMD              volumetric bone mineral density