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Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

 

Women in Some Sports Have Lower Bone Density, Study Shows

New research conducted at Michigan State University has shown that some college women athletes like swimmers, divers, and runners have lower bone density than other women athletes. Professor of Kinesiology Jim Pivarnik and his colleagues conducted the study by comparing the bone density levels of many different college women athletes, including gymnasts, softball players, cross country runners, track participants, field hockey players, soccer players, crew participants, swimmers, and divers. The researchists found that women who participated in running, swimming, and diving had lower levels of bone density than average. WhatRead More