High Impact Exercise and Osteoporosis

High impact exercise includes different sports with less person – on – person contact (e.g. jolting motion which causes impact of 2.5 times the runner’s body weight during running with each step) and gymnastics. According to studies right amount of high impact exercise gives increased bone density while too much can lead to muscle damage and osteoporosis. As per the survey men over age of 65 years are more likely to develop osteoporosis which is characterized by weakening and breaking of bones. There are many risk factors for osteoporosis like smoking, alcohol consumption. There are many drugs to treat the condition but one can never recover completely based on the damage.

Related Journals of High Impact Exercise and Osteoporosis

Journal of Aging Science, Journal of Bone Research, Journal of Osteoporosis and Physical Activity, Vitamins & Minerals, Journal of Orthopedic, Journal of Arthritis, Rheumatology: Current Research Journal, Journal of Exercise Physiology,  International Journal of Exercise Science

 

 

High Impact List of Articles