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Being a short person, does jumping rope stress my spine to keep it stronger and make it unlikely for me to lose height when older?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Short or tall

Weight bearing exercise: walk, run, jump (rope or sports) help to keep bones in spine and hips strong.
Of course need to get enough vitamin d, calcium, etc. Eat right, exercise. Stay active. May need a vitamin d supplement depending on location, sun exposure, and dietary intake.

In brief: Short or tall

Weight bearing exercise: walk, run, jump (rope or sports) help to keep bones in spine and hips strong.
Of course need to get enough vitamin d, calcium, etc. Eat right, exercise. Stay active. May need a vitamin d supplement depending on location, sun exposure, and dietary intake.
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