bone health

WPSU

TRANSCRIPT:

You’re listening to WPSU’s Health Minute, a collaboration with Penn State’s College of Nursing.

 

It is never too late to start an exercise program for bone health.

With age, bone loss happens at a faster rate than bone formation, leaving bones porous, weak, and susceptible to fractures. Bone is living tissue and, like muscle, responds positively to exercise even as we age.