THIS COLUMN WILL FOCUS ON DISCUSSING THE COMPONENTS OF METABOLIC SYNDROME (MetS) AND THE BENEFITS RESISTANCE TRAINING (RT) MAY HAVE ON THESE COMPONENTS AND METS AS A WHOLE.
1Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey;
2Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut; and
3University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
The Special Populations Column provides personal trainers who work with apparently healthy or medically cleared special populations with scientifically supported background information.
COLUMN EDITOR: Peter Ronai, MS, RCEP, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT
Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.
Paul Sorace is a clinical exercise physiologist for The Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Program at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ.
Peter Ronai is a clinical associate professor in the exercise science department at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.
James R. Churilla is an Assistant Professor of clinical exercise physiology and physical activity and the Graduate Program Director for the Exercise Science and Chronic Disease program in the Brooks College of Health at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.