American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Progression models in resistance training for healthy adults.

@article{Kraemer2002AmericanCO,
  title={American College of Sports Medicine position stand. Progression models in resistance training for healthy adults.},
  author={William J. Kraemer and Kent Adams and Enzo Cafarelli and Gary A. Dudley and Cathryn R. Dooly and Matthew S Feigenbaum and Steven J. Fleck and Barry A. Franklin and Andrew C. Fry and Jay R. Hoffman and Robert U Newton and Jeffrey A. Potteiger and Michael Stone and Nicholas A Ratamess and Travis Triplett-McBride},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2002},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={687-708}
}
In order to stimulate further adaptation toward a specific training goal(s), progression in the type of resistance training protocol used is necessary. The optimal characteristics of strength-specific programs include the use of both concentric and eccentric muscle actions and the performance of both single- and multiple-joint exercises. It is also recommended that the strength program sequence exercises to optimize the quality of the exercise intensity (large before small muscle group… CONTINUE READING