ERIC Number: EJ422115
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Effects of Exercise on Bone Mineral Content in Postmenopausal Women.
Rikli, Roberta E.; McManis, Beth G.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, v61 n3 p243-49 Sep 1990
Study tested the effect of exercise programs on bone mineral content (BMC) and BMC/bone width in 31 postmenopausal women. Subjects were placed in groups with aerobic exercise, aerobics plus upper-body weight training, or no exercise. Results indicate that regular exercise programs positively affect bone mineral maintenance in postmenopausal women. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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