Tag Archives: bone health

Hormone Released During Exercise May Strengthen Bones

Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin — a fat-burning hormone that is released during exercise — in bone tissue in mice. In addition, systemic administration …

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PE Class is Critical for the Future Health of Our Girls

A long-term study carried out in four Swedish schools evaluated whether extra physical education classes would have an impact on bone parameters in growing children. The seven-year study specifically measured …

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Sustained Fitness for Seniors Needed to Reap the Same Benefits as the Young

Beginning or maintaining a fitness for seniors program can be a challenge. You may feel discouraged by illness, ongoing health problems or concerns about injuries or falls. Or, if you’ve …

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