Regular Participation in Resistance Training May Prevent Several Musculoskeletal Disorders Later in Life

A review article found that resistance training may have several mechanisms in prophylaxis of joint problems through improved bone mineral density, preserved bone mass, and prevention of knee osteoarthritis.

By: Sarah DeParis, MD


Journal Reference:

  1. Ciolac EG, Rodrigues-da-Silva JM. Resistance Training as a Tool for Preventing and Treating Musculoskeletal Disorders. Sports Med. 2016 Sep;46(9):1239-48. doi: 10.1007/s40279-016-0507-z. PMID: 26914266.