Influence of aquatic and weight-bearing exercises on quantitative ultrasound variables in postmenopausal women.

@article{Ay2005InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of aquatic and weight-bearing exercises on quantitative ultrasound variables in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Alev Ay and Merih Yurtkuran},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={52-61}
}
OBJECTIVE In this prospective, controlled study, the effects of weight bearing and aquatic exercises on the calcaneal ultrasonic scores of postmenopausal sedentary women was investigated. DESIGN A total of 62 postmenopausal sedentary women (mean age, 54.1 +/- 7 yrs) with broadband ultrasound attenuation (BUA) T-score variables less than -1 were admitted to Ataturk Balneotherapy and Rehabilitation Center and randomized into aquatic exercise (n = 21), weight-bearing exercise (n = 21), and… CONTINUE READING

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