Use of accelerometry to classify activity beneficial to bone in premenopausal women.

  title={Use of accelerometry to classify activity beneficial to bone in premenopausal women.},
  author={Victoria Stiles and Pippa Griew and Alex V. Rowlands},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={45 12},
PURPOSE The aims of this study were to quantify the relation between ground reaction force (GRF) and peak acceleration from hip- and wrist-worn accelerometers and determine peak acceleration cut-points associated with a loading rate previously demonstrated as beneficial to bone (43 body weights (BW)·s⁻¹) in premenopausal women. METHODS Forty-seven premenopausal women (age, 39.2 ± 5.6 yr; mass, 65.9 ± 11.0 kg; height, 1.67 ± 0.06 m) performed walking (slow, fast, and with bag), floor sweeping… 

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