What Is Weight-bearing Exercise?
How Weight-bearing Exercise Works
- Stair climbing
- Calisthenics, such as push-ups or chin-ups
- Free weights
- Weight machines
- Elastic tubing
American College of Sports Medicine http://www.acsm.org
National Strength and Conditioning Association http://www.nsca-lift.org
Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology www.csep.ca/
Healthy Living Unit http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/pau-uap/fitness/
American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/online/en/home.html.
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine website. Available at: http://www.sportsmed.org/tabs/Index.aspx.
The Physician and Sportsmedicine journal.
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