Wolff’s Law & Exercise

“Bone is a dynamic organ, tightly regulated by a multitude of homeostatic controls, including genetic and environmental factors.”1 Wolff’s law = Morphogenesis “Wolff’s law theorizes that repetitive loading of bone will cause adaptive responses enabling the bone to better cope with these loads.”1 “Smaller loads are unlikely to lead to adaptation of morphology. The highest…

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A.C.C.E.S.S. Osteoporosis Risk Factors

“An estimated 50% of Caucasian women and 20% of Caucasian men older than 50 years will experience a fragility fracture in their lifetime.”1 Skeleton Bone is a dynamic living tissue made up of minerals (such as calcium and phosphorus) that undergo continuous remodeling through repeated cycles of bone formation and resorption of bone to keep…