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ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal:
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3182a06890

Resistance Training for Older Adults: Targeting Muscular Strength, Power, and Endurance

Signorile, Joseph F. Ph.D.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVE: The reader will learn how to apply resistance training to target the specific needs of older individuals. Information will include the application of an assessment/prescription model to resistance training, variations in training techniques to address factors such as strength, power, and endurance, and the concept of evolving training across the intervention period.

© 2013 American College of Sports Medicine.


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