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WHAT IS IT? HOW DOES IT AFFECT
YOU? WHEN DOES IT AFFECT YOU?
Ost
e
affe oporos
c i
bon ts you s
the es! It r
wea is
of t k e
hem ning
!
No matter
The bones your age or
become thin, sex,
weak, and osteoporosis
break easily. The spine, wrist can affect
and hips are particularly you.
vulnerable to fracture.…read more

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The positive impacts of physical
activity on Osteoporosis?
· Decreases bone loss:
slowing down the loss of bone is imperative to avoid fractures
later in life.
· Builds Muscle:
Increased muscles will help support your bones and lead to
increased strength.
· Improves Balance:
Exercise is beneficial in improving both your posture and
balance.…read more

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The negative impact of physical
activity on Osteoporosis?
·By doing the wrong exercises
you can actually increase
fractures and damage to the
bone, example exercises
included twisting and over
bending!…read more

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The types of activities that may help
prevent it?
· Weight-Bearing Exercise e.g. hiking
or bicep curls
· Walking - 30 minutes or more a day
· Yoga ­ standing poses e.g. Chair pose
· Strength Training e.g. free weights
· Balance and Posture Exercise e.g.
standing tree pose…read more

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