Benefits of Strength Training on Bone Density in Older Adults

Aug 30, 2021

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The following definitions will be useful in understanding the research studies dealing with bone density.

Bone Mineral Content:
The types of minerals present in the bone.

Bone Mineral Density:
The amount of minerals present in the bone.

Bone Formation:
The formation of new bone.

Bone Remodeling:
A continuous process of old bone being replaced by new bone, also called bone turnover.

Bone Resorption:
The process by which the old bone is reabsorbed into the blood stream.

The loss of bone mineral density to such a degree that fractures can occur even from minimal trauma.