Fitness Tips to Keep Osteoporosis Away and Prevent Falls | Health

Bones are made up of a structural element called hydroxyapatite and a protein called collagen where hydroxyapatite tends to be made up of small crystals of calcium and phosphorus and contributes to the stiffness of bone while collagen is a protein molecule that binds hydroxyapatite crystals together and generates tensile strength in bone. However, bone … Read more

Multi-directional sports can strengthen the bones of young athletes

According to a new study by researchers at Indiana University, young athletes who play multidirectional sports, instead of specializing in a unidirectional sport like running, can develop stronger bones that are less at risk to sustain bone injuries in adulthood. Published in the American College of Sports Medicine’s Sport and Exercise Medicine and Science, the … Read more