Exercise for health for early postmenopausal women: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials.

@article{Asikainen2004ExerciseFH,
  title={Exercise for health for early postmenopausal women: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials.},
  author={T Asikainen and Katriina T Kukkonen-Harjula and Seppo I Miilunpalo},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={
          753-78
        }
}
Women who pass menopause face many changes that may lead to loss of health-related fitness (HRF), especially if sedentary. Many exercise recommendations are also relevant for early postmenopausal women; however, these may not meet their specific needs because the recommendations are based mainly on studies on men. We conducted a systematic review for randomised, controlled exercise trials on postmenopausal women (aged 50 to 65 years) on components of HRF. HRF consists of morphological fitness… CONTINUE READING

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