Resistance exercise training for fibromyalgia.

  title={Resistance exercise training for fibromyalgia.},
  author={Angela J Busch and Sandra C Webber and Rachel S Richards and Julia Bidonde and Candice Schachter and Laurel A Schafer and Adrienne D. Danyliw and Anuradha Sawant and Vanina Dal Bello-Haas and Tamara Rader and Tom J Overend},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain that leads to reduced physical function. Exercise training is commonly recommended as a treatment for management of symptoms. We examined the literature on resistance training for individuals with fibromyalgia. Resistance training is exercise performed against a progressive resistance with the intention of improving muscle strength, muscle endurance, muscle power, or a combination of these. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the benefits… 

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