All osteoporosis

December 4, 2012

UIC researcher receives $1.6 million grant to study how exercise affects bone strength

Bone strength is important to aging well, but we are far from understanding the best way to maintain healthy bone or what kind of exercise might help. The National Institutes of Health has awarded Karen Troy, in the College of Applied Health Sciences a four-year, $1.6 million grant to investigate whether mechanical forces applied to bone can increase bone strength.