Different Physical Activity Protocols in the Subjects Affected by Osteoporosis
Physical activity is one of the most modifiable lifestyle parameters, and it is well known that it plays an important role for skeletal health. In details, physical activity has different aims according to the age of the subjects. Multicomponent exercise programs including aerobic exercise, resistance training, and balance exercise might be very efficient for improving bone mineral density in individuals with osteoporosis. The type, the frequency, and the intensity of exercise should be chosen according to the clinical subjects’ condition in order to reach the optimal positive effects of training. Moreover, exercise should be focused on muscles that play pivotal role for posture such as back extensor muscle.
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