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OSU Extension adopts program for Oregon's aging population
A hip fracture caused by a fall is a devastating injury, but Oregon State University researchers are attacking the problem at the source. Exercises in the research-based program, called Better Bones & Balance, consist of stepping, lunges, stomps and jumps. Studies have found that participants who performed the exercises wearing weighted vests improved muscle strength and balance, and were able to maintain their bone mineral density.