Effects of one year of resistance training on the relation between muscular strength and bone density in elderly women.

@article{Rhodes2000EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of one year of resistance training on the relation between muscular strength and bone density in elderly women.},
  author={Edward Rhodes and Alan D. Martin and Jack E. Taunton and Marie Donnelly and Jamie Warren and Jaime Elliot},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={18-22}
}
OBJECTIVES There is a paucity of long term studies on exercise training in elderly women. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of one year of progressive resistance exercise (PRE) on dynamic muscular strength and the relations to bone mineral density (BMD) in elderly women. METHODS Forty four healthy sedentary women (mean age 68.8 years) volunteered for this study and were randomly assigned to either an exercise group or a control group. The exercise group were involved in… CONTINUE READING

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