Research & Publications

We are continually doing research on bone health. Here are some resources that we stand behind and think are key to our program.

Articles

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Feasibility of a brief community-based train-the-trainer lesson to reduce the risk of falls among community dwelling older adults

Gunter, K.B. and John, D. (2014). Journal of Extension, 52(1), Article 1IAW5.

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Long-term exercise using weighted vests prevents hip bone loss in postmenopausal women

Snow, C. M., Shaw, J. M., Winters, K. M., & Witzke, K. A. (2000). Journal of Gerontology, 55A(9), M491-M498.

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Meeting physical activity guidelines through community-bases group exercise: Better Bones and Balance

McNamara, A. J., Pavol, M. J., & Gunter, K. B. (2013). Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 21, 155-166.

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Weighted vest exercise improves indices of fall risk in older women

Shaw, J. M., & Snow, C. M. (1998). Journal of Gerontology, 53(1), M53-M58.