Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.
This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
The body has approximately 206 bones.
You are asked to explain how nutrition and activity can affect bone health. Answer the following questions, using at least one scholarly reference (and a corresponding in-text citation):
- What are some of the long bones that are found in the upper and lower extremities?
- What are 2 examples of types of flat bones in the body?
- What are some ways to maintain skeletal health and prevent bone loss?
- How does weight-bearing exercise affect the skeletal system?