Osteoporosis and Exercise

Osteoporosis and Exercise by Vadim Mejerson, PhD When bones are stimulated by physical activity they respond by becoming stronger. Commonly bones are perceived as rigid, lifeless structures. The reality is that bones are similar to muscles in many ways. A bone consists of a living tissue that is continually changing to adapt to the demands … Read more

Pregnancy and Exercise

Pregnancy and Exercise by Vadim Mejerson, PhD Exercise plays an important role in promoting health and well-being for pregnant women. Women who exercise during pregnancy have reduced weight gain, more rapid weight loss after pregnancy, improved mood and improved sleep patterns. Some studies have also shown faster labors and less need for induction with pitocin … Read more