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Featured Expert : Body Composition

Associate Professor Lynn Panton researches the impact of strength training on body composition and functional outcomes of healthy elderly adults and chronically diseased populations. Most recently, she has examined how strength training can hep women who are recovering from breast cancer. Chemotherapy can greatly weaken the body, particularly bone strength. Panton's research has examined how strength training and protein supplements can help women maintain and possibly reverse the loss of bone density.