Exercise for optimising peak bone mass in women.

Abstract

Physical activity is one of the major non-pharmacological methods for increasing and maintaining bone mineral density (BMD) and geometry. As such, it has an important role in maintaining peak bone mass and strength, thus reducing the risk of future osteoporotic fracture. However, not all exercise is effective, so a prescription in terms of optimal type… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0029665108005971

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