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Resistance Training Summary

Description: A type of strength-building exercise program that requires the body muscle to exert a force against some form of resistance, such as weight, stretch bands, water, or immovable objects. Resistance exercise is a combination of static and dynamic contractions involving shortening and lengthening of skeletal muscles.

Also Known As: Weight-Bearing Exercise Program; Weight-Lifting Exercise Program; Exercise Program, Weight-Bearing; Exercise Program, Weight-Lifting; Exercise Programs, Weight-Bearing Show All >>

Networked: 1886 relevant articles (216 outcomes, 464 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Resistance Training is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 21 outcomes 29 studies in 124 results
  2. Hypertrophy : 18 outcomes 58 studies in 321 results
  3. Stroke (Strokes) : 15 outcomes 27 studies in 70 results
  4. Sarcopenia : 11 outcomes 5 studies in 68 results
  5. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) : 10 outcomes 22 studies in 66 results
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Drugs Related to Resistance Training

  1. Insulin (Novolin)
  2. Glucose (Dextrose)
  3. Vitamin D
  4. Testosterone (Sustanon)
  5. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
  6. Oxygen
  7. Adiponectin
  8. Creatine
  9. Albuterol (Salbutamol)
  10. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1)
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Therapies Related to Resistance Training

  1. Resistance Training
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Tai Ji (Tai Chi Chuan)
  4. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback)
  5. Protein-Restricted Diet (Diet, Protein Restricted)
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