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Slide32 - Remodeling of Bone The adult skeleton maintains...

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Unformatted text preview: Remodeling of Bone - The adult skeleton maintains itself and replaces mineral reserves by remodeling - Remodeling - recycles and renews bone matrix . involves osteocytes, osteoblasts, and osteoclasts Effects of Exercise on Bone - Heavily stressed bones become thicker and stronger - Mineral recycling allows bones to adapt to stress Bone Degeneration . Bone degenerates quickly - Up to 1/3 of bone mass can be lost in a few weeks of inactivity ...
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