volume 21, issue 1, P22-26 2015
DOI: 10.1590/1517-86922015210101638
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Abstract: ABSTRACTIntroduction: the fast aging of contemporary population has influenced the development of strategies for the prevention of osteoporosis among elderly people. Daily physical activity is believed to increase bone mass and possibly help to prevent bone loss in old people. However, the minimal amount or intensity of physical activity to induce higher bone mass in old women remains insufficiently studied. Objective: to examine the association between the amount and the intensity of daily physical activity …

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