Influence of aquatic and weight-bearing exercises on quantitative ultrasound variables in postmenopausal women


Ay A. , Yurtkuran M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, vol.84, no.1, pp.52-61, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 84 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.phm.0000146500.85850.be
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.52-61
  • Keywords: aquatic, exercise, osteoporosis, quantitative ultrasound, weight bearing, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, HIP FRACTURE, CONTROLLED TRIAL, ELDERLY WOMEN, LUMBAR SPINE, OSTEOPOROSIS, ATTENUATION, CALCANEUS, PREVENTION

Abstract

Objective: In this prospective, controlled study, the effects of weight bearing and aquatic exercises on the calcaneal ultrasonic scores of postmenopausal sedentary women was investigated.