January 2003 Issue
Activity Boosts Bones
Regular physical activity protects against hip fractures in older women, according to 12 years of data from the Nursesí Health Study. And the more, the better. Of 61,200 postmenopausal women, those reporting the most exercise from all activities had 55% fewer fractures than sedentary women. Women who walked four or more hours a week at an average pace had 41% fewer fractures than women who walked less than one hour a week. The
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