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ACE Report #4760
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Resistance & impact training has effect on lumbar bone mass and bone degradation markers

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Strength training stops bone loss and builds muscle in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors: a randomized, controlled trial

Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Jun;127(2):447-56. doi: 10.1007/s10549-011-1444-z. Epub 2011 Mar 19

Contributing Authors: KM Winters-Stone J Dobek L Nail JA Bennett MC Leo A Naik A Schwartz

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106 postmenopausal women who were breast cancer survivors were randomized to determine the effect of a resistance and impact training program on body composition and bone health. Participants were allocated to a 1-year intervention with either a training program, or a low-intensity stretching program. Outcomes were assessed after 1 year. The results indicated that women who participated in the tra...

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