A meta-analysis to determine the dose response for strength development.

  title={A meta-analysis to determine the dose response for strength development.},
  author={Matthew R. Rhea and Brent A. Alvar and Lee N Burkett and Stephen D. Ball},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={35 3},
PURPOSE The identification of a quantifiable dose-response relationship for strength training is important to the prescription of proper training programs. Although much research has been performed examining strength increases with training, taken individually, they provide little insight into the magnitude of strength gains along the continuum of training intensities, frequencies, and volumes. A meta-analysis of 140 studies with a total of 1433 effect sizes (ES) was carried out to identify the… CONTINUE READING
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