Physical exercise and osteoporosis: effects of different types of exercises on bone and physical function of postmenopausal women.

@article{Moreira2014PhysicalEA,
  title={Physical exercise and osteoporosis: effects of different types of exercises on bone and physical function of postmenopausal women.},
  author={Linda Denise Fernandes Moreira and M{\^o}nica Longo de Oliveira and Ana Paula Rebucci Lirani-Galv{\~a}o and Ros{\^a}ngela Villa Marin-Mio and Rodrigo Nolasco dos Santos and Marise Lazaretti-Castro},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de endocrinologia e metabologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={514-22}
}
Physical exercise is an important stimulus for osteoporosis prevention and treatment. However, it is not clear yet which modality would be better to stimulate bone metabolism and enhance physical function of postmenopausal women. This review paper aims to summarize and update present knowledge on the effects of different kinds of aquatic and ground physical exercises on bone metabolism and physical function of postmenopausal women. Moderate to intense exercises, performed in a high speed during… CONTINUE READING
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