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…

Exercise For Stroke Victims

Stroke survivors experience physical deconditioning and lead sedentary lifestyles.1 Evidence supports the benefits of aerobic and strength training exercise for stroke survivors1 Benefits of Exercise for Stroke Survivors: Improve cardiovascular fitness2 Improve physical function, eg walking ability3 Improve depressive symptoms4 Improves quality of life5 Improved aspects of executive functioning and memory6 Reduces the risk for…