Effects of Exercise Training on Bone Remodeling, Insulin-Like Growth Factors, and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women With and Without Hormone Replacement Therapy

@article{Milliken2003EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of Exercise Training on Bone Remodeling, Insulin-Like Growth Factors, and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women With and Without Hormone Replacement Therapy},
  author={Laura A Milliken and Scott B. Going and Linda B. Houtkooper and Hilary G. Flint-Wagner and Arturo Figueroa and Lauve L. Metcalfe and Robert M. Blew and Susan C Sharp and Timothy G. Lohman},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
  year={2003},
  volume={72},
  pages={478-484}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of 12 months of weight bearing and resistance exercise on bone mineral density (BMD) and bone remodeling (bone formation and bone resorption) in 2 groups of postmenopausal women either with or without hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Secondary aims were to characterize the changes in insulin-like growth factors-1 and -2 (IGF-1 and -2) and IGF binding protein 3 (IGFBP3) in response to exercise training. Women who were 3–10 years… CONTINUE READING
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