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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3182980d57
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Exercise to Improve Bone Mineral Density

Calatayud, Joaquin MSc, NSCA-CPT1; Borreani, Sebastien MSc1; Moya, Diego MSc1; Colado, Juan C. PhD1; Triplett, N. Travis PhD, CSCS*D2

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: EXERCISE IS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT OF THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS (OP). DIFFERENT TYPES OF EXERCISE HAVE POSITIVE EFFECTS IN PATIENTS WITH OP. CERTAINLY, WEIGHT-BEARING EXERCISE AND RESISTANCE TRAINING ARE THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE BONE MINERAL DENSITY. THIS REVIEW PROVIDES PRACTICAL GUIDELINES FOR EXERCISE AND CONDITIONING SPECIALISTS.

© 2013 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association

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