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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318174d6f8
COLUMNS: Special Populations

Resistance Training and Dietary Supplementation for Persons With Reduced Bone Mineral Density

Nguyen, Vu H MEd, CSCS, NSCA-CPT1; Loethen, Joanne MA, CSCS2; LaFontaine, Tom PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT2

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Abstract

REDUCED BONE MINERAL DENSITY MAY INCREASE A PERSON'S RISK AND SEVERITY OF FRACTURES. THE RISK AND SEVERITY OF FRACTURES CAN BE REDUCED BY INCREASING, OR AT LEAST MAINTAINING, BONE MINERAL DENSITY WITH THE COMBINATION OF RESISTANCE TRAINING AND CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS.

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