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How is physical activity associated with fracture risk in older women?

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: In this observational study of 77,206 postmenopausal women, researchers looked at how physical activity and sedentary behavior were associated with risk of fracture.

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Authors: Jean Wactawski-Wende, Ph.D., of the University at Buffalo in New York, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14084)

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