Chapter 46. Chapter 46. Exercise and the Prevention of Osteoporosis

  1. ASBMR
  1. Clinton Rubin1,
  2. Janet Rubin2 and
  3. Stefan Judex1

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch46

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 46. Exercise and the Prevention of Osteoporosis, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch46

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

  2. 2

    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • mechanical;
  • osteoblast;
  • osteocyte;
  • osteoporosis;
  • exercise;
  • strain;
  • adaptation;
  • tissue;
  • adipocyte;
  • obesity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanical Factors Regulating Bone Cell Response

  • Mechanically Responsive Bone Cells

  • Transducing Mechanical Signals into Cellular Response

  • Translating Mechanical Signals to the Clinic

  • Summary