The effect of physical exercise on bone density in middle-aged and older men: A systematic review

Abstract

Although trials have shown that exercise has positive effects on bone mineral density (BMD), the majority of exercise trials have been conducted in older women. The aim of this study was to systematically review trials examining the effect of weight-bearing and resistance-based exercise modalities on the BMD of hip and lumbar spine of middle-aged and older… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00198-013-2346-1

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