Evaluation of hormonal response and ultrasonic changes in the heel bone by aquatic exercise in sedentary postmenopausal women


Ay A. , Yurtkuran M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION, vol.82, no.12, pp.942-949, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.phm.0000098039.58584.59
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.942-949
  • Keywords: aquatic, exercise, postmenopausal, osteoporosis, quantitative ultrasound, QUANTITATIVE ULTRASOUND, PHYSICAL-FITNESS, MINERAL DENSITY, SERUM-CALCIUM, OLDER WOMEN, PREVENTION, GROWTH, OSTEOPOROSIS, METABOLISM, EFFICACY

Abstract

Objective: This study is based on whether moderate increased physical activity as aquatic exercise has anabolic effects on bone and evaluates this in,terms of quantitative ultrasound and hormonal variables.