We are continually doing research on bone health. Here are some resources that we stand behind and think are key to our program.
Better Bones and Balance® Program ResourceSnow, C. M., Shaw, J. M., Winters, K. M., & Witzke, K. A. (2000). Journal of Gerontology, 55A(9), M491-M498.
The influence of participation in Better Bones and Balance on skeletal health: evaluation of a community-based exercise program to reduce fall and fracture risk
Better Bones and Balance® Program ResourceMcNamara, A., & Gunter, K. (2011). Osteoporosis Int., 23, 1813-1822.
Meeting physical activity guidelines through community-bases group exercise: Better Bones and Balance
Better Bones and Balance® Program ResourceMcNamara, A. J., Pavol, M. J., & Gunter, K. B. (2013). Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 21, 155-166.
Feasibility of a brief community-based train-the-trainer lesson to reduce the risk of falls among community dwelling older adults
Better Bones and Balance® Program ResourceGunter, K.B. and John, D. (2014). Journal of Extension, 52(1), Article 1IAW5.
The effect of fall prevention exercise programmes on fall induced injuries in community dwelling older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Better Bones and Balance® Program ResourceEl-Khoury, F., Cassou, B., Charles, M., & Dargent-Molina, P. (2013, October). BMJ, 347, 1-13.