Prescription of resistance training for health and disease.

  title={Prescription of resistance training for health and disease.},
  author={Matthew S Feigenbaum and Michael L. Pollock},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={31 1},
When prescribed appropriately, resistance training is effective for developing fitness, health, and for the prevention and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries. Because resistance training is an integral component in the comprehensive health program promoted by the major health organizations (e.g., American College of Sports Medicine, American Heart Association, American Association of Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Surgeon General's Office), population-specific guidelines… CONTINUE READING
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