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Unfolding the Practical Knowledge of an Expert Strength and Conditioning Coach
To define the professional knowledge base used in practice, the purpose of this study was to reveal the content of practical knowledge of an expert strength and conditioning coach. A qualitative caseExpand
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Resistance Training for Older Adults: Position Statement From the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Fragala, MS, Cadore, EL, Dorgo, S, Izquierdo, M, Kraemer, WJ, Peterson, MD, and Ryan, ED. Resistance training for older adults: position statement from the national strength and conditioningExpand
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Effects of Manual Resistance Training on Fitness in Adolescents
Dorgo, S, King, GA, Candelaria, NG, Bader, JO, Brickey, GD, and Adams, CE. Effects of manual resistance training on fitness in adolescents. J Strength Cond Res 23(8): 2287-2294, 2009-ManualExpand
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WiiFit™ Plus balance test scores for the assessment of balance and mobility in older adults.
The Nintendo Wii™ is becoming an increasingly popular technology for the training and assessment of balance in older adults. Recent studies have shown promising results for its use in fallExpand
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The effectiveness of a peer‐mentored older adult fitness program on perceived physical, mental, and social function
Purpose: The purpose of this research was to compare changes in perceived physical, mental, and social function measured by the Short Form‐36 (SF36vr2) in a group of older adults who were trained byExpand
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The Effects of Manual Resistance Training on Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance
Dorgo, S, King, GA, and Rice, CA. The effects of manual resistance training on improving muscular strength and endurance. J Strength Cond Res 23(1): 293-303, 2009-The purpose of this study was toExpand
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The application of peer mentoring to improve fitness in older adults.
PURPOSE To investigate the effectiveness of a peer-mentored exercise program, this study compared the program perception, retention and participation rates, and physical improvements of older adultsExpand
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Outcomes of a peer mentor implemented fitness program in older adults: a quasi-randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effectiveness of different applications of mentoring in an older adult exercise program, this study compared the physical fitness scores, the retention and participationExpand
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Comparing the effectiveness of peer mentoring and student mentoring in a 35-week fitness program for older adults.
To investigate the applicability and effectiveness of a peer-mentored exercise program, this study compared the retention and participation rates, and physical improvements of older adults trained byExpand
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Comparison of Lower Body Specific Resistance Training on the Hamstring to Quadriceps Strength Ratios in Men and Women
In this study, we compared hamstring (H) and quadriceps (Q) strength changes in men and women, as well as changes in conventional and functional H:Q ratios following an identical 12-week resistanceExpand
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