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Metabolic Resistance Training: A Strategy to Add “Play” to Our Clinical Programs

Jett, Michael M.S., CSCS; Swank, Ann M. Ph.D., FACSM, CSCS

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318282afe9
COLUMNS: Clinical Applications

Metabolic Resistance Training: A Strategy to Add “Play” to Our Clinical Programs

Michael Jett, M.S., CSCS, has a B.A. in history (2000) and an M.S. in exercise physiology (2004) from the University of Louisville and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He has been involved in personal, group, and sport training for 9 years and has served as assistant cross-country coach for 4 years. He currently is an instructor at the University of Louisville and coordinator of the Fitness Evaluation Program. He also is the owner of PURE Fitness Training, a gym specializing in group exercise classes.

Ann M. Swank, Ph.D., FACSM, CSCS, is a professor of exercise physiology, co-chair of the Health and Sport Science Department, and director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory at the University of Louisville. Her research interests are exercise testing and prescription for special populations, with an emphasis on chronic heart failure. She is ACSM Program Director certified, ACSM Clinical Exercise SpecialistSM certified, and a fellow of ACSM.

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