The Effects Of High Impact Exercise Intervention On Bone Mineral Density, Physical Fitness, And Quality Of Life In Postmenopausal Women With Osteopenia


Medicine Baltimore

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Pei-An Yu, Wei-Hsiu Hsu, Wei-Bin Hsu, Liang-Tseng Kuo, Zin-Rong Lin, Wun-Jer Shen, Robert Wen-Wei Hsu


Osteoporosis and osteopenia prevailed in postmenopausal women and predisposed to osteoporotic fractures that increase mortality, morbidity, and the cost of social care. The major findings of this study were that aerobic dance is safe, effective, and efficient in improving health in postmenopausal women because Bone Mineral Density of the femur neck, grip strength, sidestep and reaction time were significantly improved after aerobic dance intervention as well as the physical function domain in  postmenopausal women.

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