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Exercise may reverse age-related bone loss in middle-aged men

Weight-lifting and jumping exercises improved , could decrease osteoporosis risk

Men Lifting Weights
The bone mass of the whole body, lumbar spine and hip bone significantly increased among men who completed six months of a weight-lifting program.
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Research reported in this news release was supported by the under award numbers NIAMS RO3AR055738 and R01DK088940. The research also was funded in part by grants from the . The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the .

The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology is jointly administered by the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, the College of Human Environmental Sciences and the School of Medicine.

University of Missouri-Columbia