Graduate Student ‘Bones Up’ on Postmenopausal Health on ‘MTSU On the Record’

An MTSU graduate student is helping postmenopausal women learn how to improve their health.

Saori Ishikawa will explain her bone density research in an interview to be aired on “MTSU On the Record” with host Gina Logue at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, and 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

Ishikawa is attempting to determine the impact of sedentary behavior on women at a time in their lives when loss of bone density could lead to fractures or even death.

Her hypothesis is that even moderate lifestyle changes such as washing dishes by hand instead of using the dishwasher or walking the dog an extra 10 minutes per day could make a substantial difference in their bone health.

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For more information about “MTSU On the Record,” contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.