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weight-bearing

adjective Referring to the ability of a part of the body to resist or support weight.

weight-bearing

adjective Referring to the ability of a part of the body to resist or support weight.

weight-bearing

effects of gravity and ground reaction force on the foot and lower limb during stance
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In order to maintain and/or build your bone strength, two lifestyle strategies are needed: getting weight-bearing exercise and eating a healthy diet.
They said young swimmers and cyclists could benefit from more weight-bearing exercise in training regimes.
Lead author Dimitris Vlachopoulos, of Exeter University, said: "We didn't study other sports, but it's reasonable to assume weight-bearing, highimpact exercise like tennis, badminton, basketball and handball will have similar effects to football.
A 3-ring external fixator system with modification to the distalmost ring allowed for postoperative weight-bearing with minimal nursing care.
Effects of upper-extremity weight-bearing on hand-opening and prehension patterns in children with cerebral palsy.
Weight-bearing and adequate nutritional intake may help prevent fractures in children with CP.
While it is true that having a diet that is rich in calcium, vitamin D, vitamin K, magnesium, zinc and protein is key to fighting the disorder, regular weight-bearing exercise is just as important.
Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine possible differences between weight-bearing goniometric and radiographic ankle range of motion measurements in female ballet dancers.
The best exercise for your bones is the weight-bearing kind, which forces you to work against gravity," Dr.
Previous studies have confirmed the importance of weight-bearing exercises in bone health across a persons life span.
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): If you think it is only good to lose weight by jogging and fast walking, then here's the twist in the tale-such weight-bearing exercises fail to prevent the increased bone turnover caused by weight loss, University of Missouri researchers have found.
His conclusion: "Non-weight bearing is indicated as initial therapy and following failed weight-bearing management of both partial and complete fractures.