Exercise for optimising bone health in premenopausal women
thesisposted on 2018-07-18, 09:12 authored by Christine A. Bailey
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 knows 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. [Continues.]
- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
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NotesA Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.