ERIC Number: EJ656599
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Exercise through Menopause.
Stuhr, Robyn M.
Health & Fitness Journal, v6 n4 p7-13 Jul-Aug 2002
Menopause is associated with many different health effects and symptoms. This paper explains that regular exercise can play a critical role in protecting health and battling the increased risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, pelvic floor atrophy, and joint stiffness associated with menopause. Exercise programs for menopausal women should include aerobics and strength and flexibility training. (SM)
Descriptors: Aerobics, Body Weight, Cardiovascular System, Exercise Physiology, Females, Health Promotion, Physical Fitness
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 16522 Hunters Green Parkway, Hagerstown, MD 21740-2116.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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