Does daily physical exercise favorably affect the bone mass of postmenopausal women?

@article{Ushiroyama2004DoesDP,
  title={Does daily physical exercise favorably affect the bone mass of postmenopausal women?},
  author={Takahisa Ushiroyama and Atsushi Ikeda and Kou Sakuma and Minoru Ueki},
  journal={Research communications in molecular pathology and pharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={115-116},
  pages={135-42}
}
To investigate the effects of physical exercise on bone mass during the climacteric and menopausal period. The study group were 1123 postmenopausal Japanese women (mean: 55.4 +/- 3.7 years). Their current bone mineral density of lumbar vertebrae (L2-4) was analyzed taking the presence or absence of regular physical exercise, the type of exercise and its… CONTINUE READING