ERIC Number: EJ646363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Effects of Resistance Training on the Sit-and-Reach Test in Elderly Women.
Barbosa, Aline Rodrigues; Santarem Jose Maria; Filho, Wilson Jacob; Marucci, Maria de Fatima Nunes
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, v16 n1 p14-18 Feb 2002
Examined the effects of a 10-week resistance training program on older women's flexibility (evaluated through the sit- and-reach test performed before and after the training program). Participants were compared to inactive older women. The training program resulted in significant increases in participants' flexibility, suggesting that weight training without performance stretching exercises increases flexibility in older women. (SM)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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