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Title: Exercise for optimising bone health in premenopausal women
Author: Bailey, Christine A.
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2008
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Osteoporotic fractures in the elderly are a worldwide epidemic and the Increasing ageing of the global population means that the economic cost of these fractures will continue to rise. Leading a physically active lifestyle offers one preventative measure, so it is important that the general public know precisely how to exercise. This thesis describes investigations into the effects of brief, high-impact, unilateral exercise on neuromuscular and bone health, concentrating on defining the optimum weekly frequency of exercise required for healthy but sedentary premenopausal women to maximise their peak bone mass.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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