Exercises for Osteoporosis
A Safe and Effective Way to Build Bone Density and Muscle StrengthBook - 2008
Osteoporosis is also thought of as an old woman's disease, however, a growing number of men, young women and athletes are being diagnosed with the disease. The good news is that the there are many ways to prevent and treat osteoporosis and its precursor, osteopenia. Exercise can increase bone density, strengthen muscles and improve balance and flexibility, thus reducing the risk of injury and helping to maintain daily functions. The 125 detailed exercises found here are designed for people of all levels of fitness and all stages of the disease.
Publisher: Long Island City, NY : Hatherleigh, c2008.
Edition: 3rd ed.
Characteristics: 220 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.