Osteoporosis, Age, Parkinson’s decrease dynamic balance and increase fall risk

Motor abilities influence an individual’s success in the performance of certain motor skills (Magill & Anderson, 2013). A motor ability of interest is dynamic balance, or the ability to maintain stability while one is in motion, as there is a strong correlation between poor balance and falls (although it is not the only factor), whichContinue reading “Osteoporosis, Age, Parkinson’s decrease dynamic balance and increase fall risk”

Resistance Train for Bone Health

Let’s look at bones: You know how all the commercials say that the calcium in milk helps build strong bones? Well, resistance training is another essential component. What exactly is resistance training? Defined by ominous Google, resistance training is any exercise in which muscles contract against external load. This load can be body weight, band resistance (withContinue reading “Resistance Train for Bone Health”