What happens to bone mineral density, strength and body composition of ex-elite female volleyball players: A cross sectional study

Kucukkubas N., Korkusuz F.

SCIENCE & SPORTS, vol.34, no.4, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.scispo.2018.11.006
  • Journal Name: SCIENCE & SPORTS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Background and aim. - Bone Mineral Density (BMD) and effects of exercise have been extensively studied for prevention and treatment. However, little is known as what happens to body composition, bone, and strength in a long period of time after quitting. The aim of this study was to compare BMD of ex-elite volleyball players (Ex-eVP) and sedentary women (SW) at the age of 40 and over regarding to their body composition, muscle strength.