Efficacy and safety of concurrent training in systemic sclerosis.

  title={Efficacy and safety of concurrent training in systemic sclerosis.},
  author={Ana L{\'u}cia de S{\'a} Pinto and Nat{\'a}lia Cristina de Oliveira and Bruno Gualano and R. Christmann and V{\'i}tor de Salles Painelli and Guilherme Giannini Artioli and Danilo M L Prado and Fernanda Rodrigues Lima},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  volume={25 5},
The optimal training model for patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) is unknown. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of a 12-week combined resistance and aerobic training program (concurrent training) in SSc patients. Eleven patients with no evidence of pulmonary involvement were recruited for the exercise program. Lower and upper limb dynamic strengths (assessed by 1 repetition maximum [1RM] of a leg press and bench press, respectively), isometric strength (assessed by back… CONTINUE READING
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