Effect of concurrent training with blood flow restriction in the elderly.

@article{Libardi2015EffectOC,
  title={Effect of concurrent training with blood flow restriction in the elderly.},
  author={C A Libardi and Mara Patr{\'i}cia Tra{\'i}na Chacon-Mikahil and Cl{\'a}udia Regina Cavaglieri and Valmor Tricoli and Hamilton Roschel and Felipe Cassaro Vechin and Miguel Soares Conceiç{\~a}o and Carlos Ugrinowitsch},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={395-9}
}
The aim of this present study was to investigate on the effects of concurrent training with blood flow restriction (BFR-CT) and concurrent training (CT) on the aerobic fitness, muscle mass and muscle strength in a cohort of older individuals. 25 healthy older adults (64.7±4.1 years; 69.33±10.8 kg; 1.6±0.1 m) were randomly assigned to experimental groups: CT (n=8, endurance training (ET), 2 days/week for 30-40 min, 50-80% VO(2peak) and RT, 2 days/week, leg press with 4 sets of 10 reps at 70-80… CONTINUE READING
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