Injury Risk (Male)

Evidence suggests that certain forms of exercise can improve bone health. However highly trained lean male athletes, as well as those who are engaged in certain sports such as cycling, can be at risk of a reduction in their bone density.  This can lead to an increased risk of stress injuries as well as long term reductions in bone strength. It is therefore important to keep track of key bone markers to ensure your skeleton health is not compromised.

This test profile is specifically designed for male cyclists or athletes involved in frequent and intense training, who want to guard against poor bone strength and reduce the risk of injury. It includes albumin and testosterone both of which are important transporters of calcium. The profile also measures calcium and vitamin D, the latter of which can often be low due to limited and poor quality sunlight. 

Finger prick or phlebotomy
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Key benefits when using Forth’s tracking service

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory


Samples can be collected at home


Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this package

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard


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Cost: £59.00

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Kit type: Finger prick or phlebotomy

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