American Journal of Sports Science

Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013

  • Effects of High-Intensity Aquatic Exercises on Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women with and without Vertebral Fractures

    Fernanda Cerveira Abuana Osorio Fronza, Linda Denise Fernandes Moreira-Pfrimer, Rodrigo Nolasco dos Santos, Luzimar Raimundo Teixeira, Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Édio Luiz Petroski

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2013
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Mar. 26, 2013
    Published: May 02, 2013
    Abstract: This prospective controlled study evaluated the efficacy of a high-intensity aquatic exercise program on the safety of vertebral parameters, anthropometry and physical fitness of 108 non exercising postmenopausal women with and without fractures. Participants were divided into intervention group (IG=64) and control group (DG=44) assessed in a first... Show More