Effects of Whole-Body Electromyostimulation versus High-Intensity Resistance Exercise on Body Composition and Strength: A Randomized Controlled Study

@inproceedings{Kemmler2016EffectsOW,
  title={Effects of Whole-Body Electromyostimulation versus High-Intensity Resistance Exercise on Body Composition and Strength: A Randomized Controlled Study},
  author={Wolfgang Kemmler and Marc Teschler and Anja Weissenfels and Michael Bebenek and Michael Fr{\"o}hlich and Matthias Kohl and Simon von Stengel},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2016}
}
High-intensity (resistance) exercise (HIT) and whole-body electromyostimulation (WB-EMS) are both approaches to realize time-efficient favorable changes of body composition and strength. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of WB-EMS compared with the gold standard reference HIT, for improving body composition and muscle strength in middle-aged men. Forty-eight healthy untrained men, 30-50 years old, were randomly allocated to either HIT (2 sessions/week) or a WB-EMS… CONTINUE READING