Resistance & impact training has effect on lumbar bone mass and bone degradation markers
Strength training stops bone loss and builds muscle in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors: a randomized, controlled trialBreast Cancer Res Treat. 2011 Jun;127(2):447-56. doi: 10.1007/s10549-011-1444-z. Epub 2011 Mar 19
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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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