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Resistance exercise: how much is enough?

Abstract

Multiple organizations recommend that resistance exercise be part of an adult health and fitness regimen. Extensive research has been done over the years on how to appropriately use a resistance exercise program to increase strength and power for general health and improve athletic performance. This article will review the literature on the components of a resistance exercise program and the recommendations for increasing strength and power in healthy adults.

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    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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    MeSH

    Adult
    Athletic Performance
    Humans
    Muscle Strength
    Physical Fitness
    Resistance Training
    Time Factors

    Pub Type(s)

    Journal Article
    Review

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    25968856

    Citation

    TY - JOUR T1 - Resistance exercise: how much is enough? AU - Loveless,Melinda S, AU - Ihm,Joseph M, PY - 2015/5/14/entrez PY - 2015/5/15/pubmed PY - 2016/2/3/medline SP - 221 EP - 6 JF - Current sports medicine reports JO - Curr Sports Med Rep VL - 14 IS - 3 N2 - Multiple organizations recommend that resistance exercise be part of an adult health and fitness regimen. Extensive research has been done over the years on how to appropriately use a resistance exercise program to increase strength and power for general health and improve athletic performance. This article will review the literature on the components of a resistance exercise program and the recommendations for increasing strength and power in healthy adults. SN - 1537-8918 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/25968856/Resistance_exercise:_how_much_is_enough L2 - http://meta.wkhealth.com/pt/pt-core/template-journal/lwwgateway/media/landingpage.htm?doi=10.1249/JSR.0000000000000149 ER -