Journal article

The effects of acute exercise on bone turnover markers in middle-aged and older adults: A systematic review

Cassandra Smith, Alexander Tacey, Jakub Mesinovic, David Scott, Xuzhu Lin, Tara C Brennan-Speranza, Joshua R Lewis, Gustavo Duque, Itamar Levinger

BONE | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021


BACKGROUND: Bone turnover is the cellular machinery responsible for bone integrity and strength and, in the clinical setting, it is assessed using bone turnover markers (BTMs). Acute exercise can induce mechanical stress on bone which is needed for bone remodelling, but to date, there are conflicting results in regards to the effects of varying mechanical stimuli on BTMs. OBJECTIVES: This systematic review examines the effects of acute aerobic, resistance and impact exercises on BTMs in middle and older-aged adults and examines whether the responses are determined by the exercise mode, intensity, age and sex. METHODS: We searched PubMed, SCOPUS, Web of Science and EMBASE up to 22nd April 202..

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