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Mansfield Elaine M. NSCA-CPT
Strength and Conditioning Journal: February 2006
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This article reviews recent research on exercise and bone health and, on that basis, develops an effective and safe exercise program for increasing bone strength and reducing fracture risk in mature women with osteoporosis and osteopenia.

Elaine Mansfield is a nutritional counselor and personal trainer in private practice in upstate New York. She also teaches exercise and nutrition classes in the Colgate University Wellness Program.

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