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Howley, Edward Ph.D., FACSM
ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal: March/April 1998
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Dr. Howley: In my May/June 1997 column dealing with the differences between free weights and Nautilus machine resistance training programs, I misused biomechanics terminology in my description of these programs. Ralph Carpinelli, Ed.D., a member of our advisory board, was kind enough to provide the following clarification of the terminology that should be used when discussing resistance training programs.

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