High-intensity progressive resistance training improves flat-ground walking in older adults with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease.

@article{Parmenter2013HighintensityPR,
  title={High-intensity progressive resistance training improves flat-ground walking in older adults with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease.},
  author={Belinda J. Parmenter and Jacqueline Raymond and Paul J Dinnen and Robert J. Lusby and Maria Antoinette Fiatarone Singh},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 11},
  pages={1964-70}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of whole-body progressive resistance training (PRT) as a treatment for the symptoms of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in older adults. DESIGN Randomized controlled pilot trial. SETTING University clinical weight training facility in Sydney, Australia. PARTICIPANTS Twenty-two older adults with symptomatic PAD… CONTINUE READING