Resistance Training: Benefits, Rationale and Safety Considerations

Franklin, Barry A.
June 2001
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS45
Academic Journal
The article discusses the benefits, rationale and safety considerations of resistance training. The American College of Sports Medicine, American Heart Association, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, and the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health all include resistance training as an integral component of a well-rounded physical conditioning program.


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