Physical Activity and Bone Health

@article{Kohrt2004PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical Activity and Bone Health},
  author={Wendy M. Kohrt and Susan A. Bloomfield and Kathleen D. Little and Miriam E. Nelson and Vanessa Rose Yingling},
  journal={Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={1985-1996}
}
SUMMARY Weight-bearing physical activity has beneficial effects on bone health across the age spectrum. Physical activities that generate relatively high-intensity loading forces, such as plyometrics, gymnastics, and high-inten- sity resistance training, augment bone mineral accrual in children and adolescents. Further, there is some evidence that exercise-induced gains in bone mass in children are maintained into adulthood, suggesting that physical activity habits during childhood may have… 

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