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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318174bb97
COLUMNS: Special Populations

Resistance Training for Persons With Chronic Kidney Disease

Ronai, Peter MS, CSCS-D, NSCA-CPT1; Sorace, Paul MS, CSCS2

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Abstract

PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT SKELETAL MUSCLE DYSFUNCTION. RESISTANCE TRAINING IS A PROVEN EFFECTIVE INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE SKELETAL MUSCLE DYSFUNCTION. THIS COLUMN EXPLAINS CKD'S RELATIONSHIP TO SKELETAL MUSCLE WASTING AND GIVES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DEVELOPING, IMPLEMENTING, AND MONITORING A RESISTANCE-TRAINING PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH CKD.

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