Effect of brisk walking in 1 or 2 daily bouts

a randomized, controlled trial Menopause may induce a phase of rapid decreases in bone mineral density, aerobic fitness, muscle strength, and balance, especially in sedentary women. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects and feasibility of an exercise program of 1 or 2 bouts of walking and resistance training on lower-extremity muscle strength (the force-generating capacity of muscle), balance, and walking performance in women who recently went through menopause
Tuula-Maria Asikainen, Jaana H Suni, Matti E Pasanen, Pekka Oja, Marjo B Rinne, Seppo I Miilunpalo, Clas-Håkan A Nygård, and Ilkka M Vuori
American Physical Therapy Association.
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July 2006
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