Running and ovulation positively change cancellous bone in premenopausal women.

@article{Petit1999RunningAO,
  title={Running and ovulation positively change cancellous bone in premenopausal women.},
  author={Moira A. Petit and Jerilynn C Prior and Susan I Barr},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1999},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={
          780-7
        }
}
PURPOSE Exercise is understood to exert positive effects on bone. However cancellous bone has not been shown to increase with exercise. Previous results of our 1-yr observational prospective study in ovulatory women related 20% of the change in cancellous spinal bone mineral density (BMD), measured by quantitative computed tomography (QCT), to luteal phase length (the time from ovulation to menstruation, LL). METHODS The 66 women who documented exercise daily included normally active women (N… CONTINUE READING

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