Adverse Events And Safety Issues Associated With Physical Activity And Exercise For Adults With Osteoporosis And Osteopenia: A Systematic Review Of Observational Studies And An Updated Review Of Interventional Studies


Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls

Date Published

December 2018


Setor K. Kunutsor 1,2, Sarah Leyland 3, Dawn A Skelton 4, Laura James 5, Matthew Cox 5, Nicola Gibbons 5, Julie Whitney 5, Emma M. Clark 6


Osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases to affect older people. With the aging of the population worldwide, the numbers are expected to increase. On the basis of available evidence, people with osteoporosis or osteopenia can be reassured that they can safely participate in common exercise programs whether at home or in supervised facilities and many unstructured physical activities. These findings, however, cannot be generalized to patients with additional medical problems.

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