The Effect of Resistance Training in Healthy Adults on Body Fat Percentage, Fat Mass and Visceral Fat: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  title={The Effect of Resistance Training in Healthy Adults on Body Fat Percentage, Fat Mass and Visceral Fat: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Michael A. Wewege and Imtiaz Desai and Cameron Honey and Brandon Coorie and Matthew D. Jones and Briana K. Clifford and Hayley B. Leake and Amanda D. Hagstrom},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  pages={287 - 300}
Resistance training is the gold standard exercise mode for accrual of lean muscle mass, but the isolated effect of resistance training on body fat is unknown. This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated resistance training for body composition outcomes in healthy adults. Our primary outcome was body fat percentage; secondary outcomes were body fat mass and visceral fat. Systematic review with meta-analysis. We searched five electronic databases up to January 2021. We included randomised… 

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