Impact of training modality on strength and physical function in older adults.

@article{Misic2009ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of training modality on strength and physical function in older adults.},
  author={Mark M. Misic and R. James Valentine and Karl S. Rosengren and Joshua A Woods and Ellen Marie Evans},
  journal={Gerontology},
  year={2009},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={
          411-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The importance of maintaining strength in older adults is well documented and various training modalities have been recommended; however, the effectiveness of various interventions with high translation to public health practice has not been completely characterized. Additionally, the interrelations among mode, strength, and lower extremity physical function (LEPF) changes in older adults warrant further investigation. PURPOSE The primary aims were to examine the effectiveness of… CONTINUE READING

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