Impact, resistance training improves bone density, muscle function in Crohn’s

Six months of combined impact and resistance training improved bone mineral density and muscle function in adults with Crohn’s disease, according to study results.Garry A Tew, PhD, of the department of sport, exercise and rehabilitation at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom, and colleagues wrote that patients with CD have a higher risk for osteoporosis and osteoporotic fractures compared with the general population.“Physical activity and exercise are important determinants of bone health,” they wrote. “Empirical evidence on the effects of exercise in CD isRead More

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