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A New Approach to Monitoring Resistance Training.

McGuigan, Michael R. PhD; Foster, Carl PhD
Strength & Conditioning Journal:
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Abstract

summary: Monitoring the training load during resistance training is problematic. There is no universally accepted method of monitoring resistance training. Session rating of perceived exertion (RPE) can delineate intensities and may be a useful tool for strength coaches and athletes.

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