Resistance training in postmenopausal women with and without hormone therapy.

  title={Resistance training in postmenopausal women with and without hormone therapy.},
  author={Pedro J Teixeira and Scott B. Going and Linda B. Houtkooper and Lauve L. Metcalfe and Robert M. Blew and Hilary G. Flint-Wagner and Ellen C. Cussler and Lu{\'i}s B Sardinha and Timothy G. Lohman},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={35 4},
PURPOSE The main purpose of this study was to analyze the impact of a 1-yr resistance-training program on body composition and muscle strength in postmenopausal women, and to describe the impact of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on body composition changes, with and without exercise. Secondarily, we wanted to study dose-response relationships between measures of program compliance and changes in primary outcomes. METHODS Subjects were postmenopausal women (40-66 yr) randomly assigned to an… CONTINUE READING
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