Effects of resistance training on lower-extremity impairments in older people with hip fracture.

@article{Portegijs2008EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of resistance training on lower-extremity impairments in older people with hip fracture.},
  author={Erja Portegijs and Mauri Kallinen and Taina Rantanen and Ari Heinonen and Sanna Sihvonen and Markku Al{\'e}n and Ilkka Kiviranta and Sarianna Sipil{\"a}},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={89 9},
  pages={1667-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the effects of resistance training on muscle strength parameters, mobility, and balance. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Research laboratory and senior gym. PARTICIPANTS Population-based sample of eligible 60- to 85-year-old community-dwelling men and women 0.5 to 7.0 years after hip fracture. Forty-six people had no… CONTINUE READING