Resistance Training for the Older Adult: Manipulating Training Variables to Enhance Muscle Strength
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Science
Resistance training has been shown to reliably and substantially enhance muscle function in older adults and these improvements can be accompanied by improved functional perrformance. Training variables should be manipulated to enhance muscle strength and minimize injury risks in the population.