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What Is More Effective, Aerobic or Resistance Exercise for Obese Older Adults?

Kumbhare, Dinesh, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAPMR; Gupta, Prateek, BKin; Frontera, Walter, MD, PhD

American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: April 2019 - Volume 98 - Issue 4 - p e28–e31
doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001040
Physiatry Reviews for Evidence in Practice

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (DK); Department of Physical Education and Kinesiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (PG); and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico (WF).

All correspondence should be addressed to: Dinesh Kumbhare, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAPMR, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Suite 7-131, 550 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2A2.

Source article: Villareal DT, Aguirre L, Gurney B, et al. Aerobic or resistance exercise, or both, in dieting obese older adults. NEJM. 2017;376:1943–55.

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