Is weight bearing exercise the only way to improve bone strength?

We know that bone density and bone strength can be improved through weight-bearing exercises but can they be improved with non-weight-bearing exercises too? This video looks at the research to answer the question “Is weight bearing exercise the only way to improve bone strength?”

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  • Warden, Stuart J., et al. “Physical activity when young provides lifelong benefits to cortical bone size and strength in men.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111.14 (2014): 5337-5342.

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