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ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal:
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3181aaf460
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ACSM STRENGTH TRAINING GUIDELINES: Role in Body Composition and Health Enhancement

Westcott, Wayne Ph.D., CSCS

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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: • To provide information on the role of strength training in reversing the degenerative processes of muscle loss, metabolic slowdown, and fat gain. To examine the effects of resistance exercise on obesity and related chronic health problems. To present physiological and psychological benefits attained through application of the ACSM strength training guidelines.

© 2009 American College of Sports Medicine

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