Is strength training the more efficient training modality in chronic heart failure?

@article{Feiereisen2007IsST,
  title={Is strength training the more efficient training modality in chronic heart failure?},
  author={Patrick Feiereisen and Charles Delagardelle and M. Couderc-Le Vaillant and Yves Lasar and Jean Beissel},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 11},
  pages={
          1910-7
        }
}
PURPOSE An open, randomized, controlled study was designed to study the effects of exclusive strength training (ST) in patients with severe chronic heart failure (CHF) in comparison with conventional endurance (ET) and combined ET-ST training (CT). The hypothesis was that ST would at least be equal to ET or CT, because peripheral muscle atrophy and weakness play a key role in exercise limitation in CHF patients. METHODS Three groups of 15 patients underwent ST, ET, or CT during 40 sessions… CONTINUE READING
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