Progressive resistance exercise: effect on muscle function and anthropometry of a select AIDS population.

@article{Spence1990ProgressiveRE,
  title={Progressive resistance exercise: effect on muscle function and anthropometry of a select AIDS population.},
  author={David W. Spence and Mary L Galantino and Kurt Alan Mossberg and Stuart O. Zimmerman},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1990},
  volume={71 9},
  pages={
          644-8
        }
}
Substantial body tissue wasting has been reported in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients. The purpose of this investigation was to determine if progressive resistance exercise (PRE) would improve muscle function and increase body dimensions and mass in AIDS patients. The subjects were 24 male outpatient volunteers, status posttherapy for acute pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Subjects were randomly assigned to control (n = 12) or experimental (n = 12) subsets. All subjects… CONTINUE READING

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