ERIC Number: EJ609410
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Effects of Strength Training on Strength and Health-Related Quality of Life in Older Adult Women.
Damush, Teresa M.; Damush, Joseph G., Jr.
Gerontologist, v39 n6 p705-10 Dec 1999
Evaluates the short-term effects of an accessible exercise intervention on the strength and health-related quality of life among older women. Results of an 8-week resistance training intervention revealed significant increases in three major muscles. However, there were no significant changes on either mental or physical health functioning. (Contains 20 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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