Osteoporosis Prevention and Exercise

Question 1 of 10

Which of these exercise programs will NOT do much to help improve your bone density

ARunning and jumping.
BSwimming and bicycling.
CWalking and dancing.
DNone of the above.
ARunning and jumping.
BSwimming and bicycling.
CWalking and dancing.
DNone of the above.
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Question 2 of 10

I now understand how regular exercise can help prevent osteoporosis. Even though I haven't exercised in years, I should head out for a jog immediately.

ATrue.
BFalse.
ATrue.
BFalse.
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Question 3 of 10

After getting clearance from your doctor, a potential bone-building exercise for someone just starting out might be:

ALifting very light free weights.
BUsing a balance ball in the corner of a room for stability.
CTai Chi.
DAll of the above.
ALifting very light free weights.
BUsing a balance ball in the corner of a room for stability.
CTai Chi.
DAll of the above.
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Question 4 of 10

There's more to weight-bearing exercise than lifting weights at the gym.

ATrue.
BFalse.
ATrue.
BFalse.
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Question 5 of 10

Which of these is NOT a health benefit of exercising outdoors

AModerate exposure to sunlight helps the body produce Vitamin D, which is beneficial in preventing osteoporosis.
BWalking or hiking outdoors may help improve balance and coordination, compared to a perfectly level treadmill.
COne can listen to music on headphones with the volume turned up all the way.
DIncorporating exercise into a fun outdoor activity can help motivate a person to stick with a regular regimen.
AModerate exposure to sunlight helps the body produce Vitamin D, which is beneficial in preventing osteoporosis.
BWalking or hiking outdoors may help improve balance and coordination, compared to a perfectly level treadmill.
COne can listen to music on headphones with the volume turned up all the way.
DIncorporating exercise into a fun outdoor activity can help motivate a person to stick with a regular regimen.
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Question 6 of 10

You can lose calcium in your sweat.

ATrue.
BFalse.
ATrue.
BFalse.
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Question 7 of 10

A pre-menopausal woman is exercising excessively and putting herself at risk of osteoporosis if:

AShe stops getting her period.
BShe becomes so thin she looks emaciated.
CAre you kidding" It's not possible to exercise too much, when you're talking about bone health.
DBoth A and B.
AShe stops getting her period.
BShe becomes so thin she looks emaciated.
CAre you kidding" It's not possible to exercise too much, when you're talking about bone health.
DBoth A and B.
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Question 8 of 10

Those who are of advanced age should avoid exercise altogether.

ATrue.
BFalse.
ATrue.
BFalse.
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Question 9 of 10

Which of the following exercises should be avoided by those with severe osteoporosis

AHigh impact aerobics.
BSports that can involve risk of a fall.
CExercises that require twisting one's back.
DAll of the above.
AHigh impact aerobics.
BSports that can involve risk of a fall.
CExercises that require twisting one's back.
DAll of the above.
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Question 10 of 10

Exercising regularly will ensure you never get osteoporosis.

ATrue.
BFalse.
ATrue.
BFalse.
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