Maximal strength training in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis or osteopenia.

@article{Mosti2013MaximalST,
  title={Maximal strength training in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis or osteopenia.},
  author={Mats Peder Mosti and Nils Kaehler and Astrid Kamilla Stunes and Jan Hoff and Unni Syversen},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={2879-86}
}
Current guidelines recommend weight-bearing activities, preferably strength training for improving skeletal health in patients with osteoporosis. What type of strength training that is most beneficial for these patients is not established. Maximal strength training (MST) is known to improve 1-repetition maximum (1RM) and rate of force development (RFD), which are considered as important covariables for skeletal health. Squat exercise MST might serve as an effective intervention for patients… CONTINUE READING
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