Physical activity in osteopenia treatment improved the mass of bones directly and indirectly submitted to mechanical impact.


The effect of physical activity in the treatment of osteopenia induced by ovariectomy was studied in 34 two-month-old Wistar female rats. Animals were divided into three groups in which two were formed by ovariectomized (OVX) animals and the other one had sham-operated animals. Group 1, active OVX'd rats; group 2, sedentary OVX'd rats and group 3, sham… (More)


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