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Resistance Training for the Older Adult: Manipulating Training Variables to Enhance Muscle Strength.

Galvão, Daniel A. MScApp; Taaffe, Dennis R. PhD, FACSM

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summary: Resistance training has been shown to reliably and substantially enhance muscle function in older adults and these improvements can be accompanied by improved functional performance. Training variables should be manipulated to enhance muscle strength and minimize injury risks in this population.

(C) 2005 National Strength and Conditioning Association


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