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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181f3d59d
Column: Special Populations

Spinal Cord Injury

Westcott, Wayne PhD, CSCS1; Rosa, Sheryl BS2

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Abstract

SPINAL CORD INJURY TYPICALLY RESULTS IN A SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE WITH INCREASED HEALTH RISKS. INDIVIDUALS WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY CAN EXPERIENCE NUMEROUS HEALTH AND FITNESS BENEFITS FROM PARTICIPATION IN APPROPRIATE PROGRAMS OF RESISTANCE EXERCISE AND AEROBIC ACTIVITY AS LONG AS SPECIFIC PRECAUTIONS AND TRAINING GUIDELINES ARE OBSERVED.

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