Traditional versus functional strength training: Effects on muscle strength and power in the elderly

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Seiler, Hilde Lohne ; Torstveit, Monica Klungland ; Anderssen, Sigmund A. (2013)
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • Subject: 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 (... View more
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