Functional benefit of power training for older adults.

@article{Hazell2007FunctionalBO,
  title={Functional benefit of power training for older adults.},
  author={T. Hazell and K. Kenno and J. Jakobi},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          349-59
        }
}
Aging leads to significant losses in muscle mass, strength, and the ability to independently perform activities of daily living (ADL). Typically, standard resistance training (RT) has been used to reduce these losses in function by maintaining or even increasing muscle strength in older adults. Increasing strength does not necessarily, however, result in an increase in the ability to perform ADL. There is now research suggesting that muscle power is more closely associated with the performance… Expand

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