Bridget suffers from a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue which increases fracture risk.What disease does she have?
Lilly is affected by a disease characterized by degeneration of joint cartilage and irritation of surrounding bone and soft tissue.What disease does she have?
Simon tells his doctor that he wants to participate in a moderate intensity type of exercise.Which of the following activities would Simon's doctor suggest to him?
Which of the following statements best describes findings about exercise and bone mass?
A)Mechanical stress that exceeds adaptation decreases bone mass.
B)Exercise can benefit bone mass regardless of hormone levels.
C)Bone mass levels are higher in active women and men than those who are sedentary.
D)Walking is an excellent activity for increasing bone mass.