The lifetime risk for osteoporotic fractures is reported to be 40%- 50% for females and 12%-22% for males. Thus, females are a good target audience for counter measures against osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures. Lifestyle, including physical activity and nutritional management, throughout life plays an important role in the maintenance of bone health. Strategies for preventing osteoporosis and osteoporosis-related fractures through physical activity in females include: Maximizing peak bone mass in children, adolescents, and premenopausal women, Preventing bone loss and vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women, Preventing falls and hip fractures in older women.
The open access journals are peer reviewed scholarly journals of Osteoporosis and Physical Activity. The top open access journals are freely available on the public internet domain, allowing any end users to read, download, copy, distribute, prink, search or link to the full texts of the articles. These provide high quality, meticulously reviewed and rapid publication, to cater the insistent need of scientific community. These journals are indexed with all their citations noted. The top open access journals are indexed in SCOPUS, COPERNICUS, CAS, EBSCO and ISI.
Last date updated on September, 2014