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How does exercise affect bone density?
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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine
In brief: Can improve
Resistance exercise and weight bearing exercise stimulate bone growth and improve bone density.
Non weight bearing exercise such as bicycling and swimming are great exercises but won't improve bone density like resistance and weight bearing exercise.

In brief: Can improve
Resistance exercise and weight bearing exercise stimulate bone growth and improve bone density.
Non weight bearing exercise such as bicycling and swimming are great exercises but won't improve bone density like resistance and weight bearing exercise.
Dr. Brian Kaufman
Dr. Brian Kaufman
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Incr bone formation
Evidence shows that exercise help build and maintain bone density at any age.
Studies have seen bone density increase by doing regular resistance exercises such as lifting weights for 20mi, 2-3 times a week. This type of weight-\bearing exercise appears to stimulate bone formation via bone stimulation through muscle contraction.Space zero gravity is an example of how bone density can be diminished.

In brief: Incr bone formation
Evidence shows that exercise help build and maintain bone density at any age.
Studies have seen bone density increase by doing regular resistance exercises such as lifting weights for 20mi, 2-3 times a week. This type of weight-\bearing exercise appears to stimulate bone formation via bone stimulation through muscle contraction.Space zero gravity is an example of how bone density can be diminished.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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