Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of physical activity for the prevention of bone loss in postmenopausal women

@article{Brard1997MetaanalysisOT,
  title={Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of physical activity for the prevention of bone loss in postmenopausal women},
  author={Anick B{\'e}rard and Gina Bravo and Philippe Gauthier},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={1997},
  volume={7},
  pages={331-337}
}
A meta-analysis was done to measure the effect of physical activity on the bone mass of healthy postmenopausal women. All studies published between 1966 and 1996, in French or English, were reviewed for inclusion from Medline search, bibliographies of relevant studies, review articles and books. Studies had to be prospective intervention trials, randomized or not, evaluating the effectiveness of an exercise program of any duration, frequency and intensity, with a control group. Studies had to… CONTINUE READING