The Central Mechanisms of Resistance Training and Its Effects on Cognitive Function

  title={The Central Mechanisms of Resistance Training and Its Effects on Cognitive Function},
  author={Zi Siong Chow and Ashleigh T. Moreland and Helen Macpherson and Wei-Peng Teo},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  pages={2483 - 2506}
Resistance exercise is used extensively in athletic and general populations to induce neuromuscular adaptations to increase muscle size and performance. Exercise parameters such as exercise frequency, intensity, duration and modality are carefully manipulated to induce specific adaptations to the neuromuscular system. While the benefits of resistance exercise on the neuromuscular system are well documented, there is growing evidence to suggest that resistance exercise, even when performed… 

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