--3.24 Women's health & walking

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.

Pedometer indices for weekly physical activity recommendations etc (abstract)

The aim of this study was to quantify pedometer-determined steps per day associated with 50, 100, and 150% of the current public health recommend
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Distance of walking in childhood and femoral bone density etc

Premenopausal women were asked how many kilometers per day they had walked to school and back, in each grade of primary school. Walking distance was not associated with spinal bone density.

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