Traditional versus functional strength training: Effects on muscle strength and power in the elderly
Seiler, Hilde Lohne
Torstveit, Monica Klungland
Anderssen, Sigmund A.
- Publisher: Human Kinetics
weight training | seniors | force | high velocity
The aim was to determine whether strength training with machines vs. functional strength training at 80% of one-repetition maximum improves muscle strength and power among the elderly. Sixty-three subjects (69.9 ± 4.1 yr) were randomized to a high-power strength group (...