Exercise Increases Child Bone Mass

April 30, 2013
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Exercise provides many benefits for children. In addition to increasing health and reducing the risk of disease, it can also increase bone mass. A study of children 6-9 years old found that “increased exercise improves bone mass and in girls bone size without affecting fracture risk.” The researchers noted that “society ought to encourage exercise during growth.”

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