Effects of Resistance Training Frequency on Measures of Muscle Hypertrophy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@article{Schoenfeld2016EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of Resistance Training Frequency on Measures of Muscle Hypertrophy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Brad Jon Schoenfeld and Daniel I. Ogborn and James W. Krieger},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={1689-1697}
}
BackgroundA number of resistance training (RT) program variables can be manipulated to maximize muscular hypertrophy. One variable of primary interest in this regard is RT frequency. Frequency can refer to the number of resistance training sessions performed in a given period of time, as well as to the number of times a specific muscle group is trained over a given period of time.ObjectiveWe conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effects of resistance training… Expand
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