ERIC Number: EJ644165
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Role of Resistance Exercise in Weight Loss.
Alexander, Jeffrey L.
Strength and Conditioning Journal, v24 n1 p65-69 Feb 2002
Explains the role of weight training in weight loss, noting how weight training contributes to the creation of a negative energy balance and explaining how resistance exercise can cause an increase in fat oxidation, both acutely and chronically. Resistance exercise has an indirect impact on weight and fat loss through increasing resting metabolic rate and enhancing fat oxidation. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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