Combination training and resistance training as effective interventions to improve functioning in elders.

@article{Fahlman2007CombinationTA,
  title={Combination training and resistance training as effective interventions to improve functioning in elders.},
  author={Mariane M. Fahlman and Amy L. Morgan and Nancy McNevin and Robert Topp and Debra J Boardley},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={195-205}
}
The purpose of the study was to determine whether resistance training (RT) or a combination of resistance and aerobic training (CT) resulted in the most improvement in measures of functional ability in functionally limited elders. Elderly adults who exhibited some limits in functional ability were randomly assigned to either a CT, RT, or control (C) group. Both RT and CT exercised three times per week for 16 weeks. At Weeks 0 and 17, participants completed six measures of strength and six… CONTINUE READING

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