Effects of resistance training and dietary changes on physical function and body composition in overweight and obese older adults.

@article{Straight2012EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of resistance training and dietary changes on physical function and body composition in overweight and obese older adults.},
  author={Chad R Straight and Leah R Dorfman and Kathryn E Cottell and Julie M Krol and Ingrid E. Lofgren and Matthew J. Delmonico},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={875-83}
}
BACKGROUND Community-based interventions that incorporate resistance training (RT) and dietary changes have not been extensively studied in overweight and obese older adults. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of a community-based RT and dietary intervention on physical function and body composition in overweight and obese older adults. METHODS Ninety-five overweight and obese (BMI=33.4±4.0 kg/m2) older adults aged 55-80 years completed an 8-week RT and dietary… CONTINUE READING

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