A randomized controlled trial of progressive resistance training in depressed elders.

@article{Singh1997ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of progressive resistance training in depressed elders.},
  author={N. Anando Singh and Karen Michelle Clements and M A Fiatarone},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={1997},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={M27-35}
}
BACKGROUND Depression in elderly people may be contributed to by the multiple losses of aging. Exercise has the potential to positively impact many of these losses simultaneously. We tested the hypothesis that progressive resistance training (PRT) would reduce depression while improving physiologic capacity, quality of life, morale, function and self… CONTINUE READING