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Resistance Training for Older Adults: Position Statement from the National Strength and Conditioning Association

October 1, 2019

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This infographic summarizes the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) position statement for resistance training for older adults and the benefits, program suggestions, and considerations specific to them.

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Scientific Basis for Eccentric Quasi-Isometric Resistance Training

July 17, 2020

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This infographic briefly reviews the application and training adaptations of eccentric quasi-isometric resistance training.

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Classification and Determination Model of Resistance Training Status

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An individual’s training status is a key factor used to determine the volume, the intensity, and the selection of exercises for resistance training prescription. Interestingly, there are no objective parameters to assess training status, so there is ambiguity in determining the appropriate volume and other resistance training variables in this regard. Thus, the objective of this study was to propose a strategy for classification and determination of resistance training status. The following five parameters were identified and used: (a) current uninterrupted training time, (b) time of detraining, (c) previous training experience, (d) exercise technique, and (e) strength level. Moreover, 4 classification levels are proposed: beginner, intermediate, advanced, and highly advanced, which are determined by the mean score of the parameters used. The proposed model represents an important advancement in training status classification and can be used as a valid tool for training prescription and for researchers to better characterize a sample and reproduce results under the same conditions in future studies.

Rebranding Resistance Training for Older Adults Using Ratings of Perceived Exertion

September 9, 2019

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This article discusses the ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) scales and how to educate older clients to utilize them, as well as how to monitor and safely progress their training intensity.

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Using Velocity Measures to Improve Resistance Training Programming and Coaching

June 25, 2016

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Examine different measures of velocity that can be used in resistance training and understand how each measure may be more applicable to either strength or power exercises. In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference, Daniel Baker, President of the Australia Strength and Conditioning Association, explains how to use velocity data to monitor changes in strength or power, and how to use velocity scores for readiness/performance monitoring.

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Determination of Resistance Training Frequency

May 1, 2017

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Factors such as the types of exercises used, the number of muscle groups trained per session, the structure of the program, and the client’s training status and overall fitness level dictate training frequency.

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Youth Performance and Fitness—Strength and Conditioning Information for Parents

March 1, 2013

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Strength and conditioning professionals who incorporate a properly designed and supervised training program can help their young athletes train, compete, and reduce the likelihood of injury.

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Resistance Training for the Older Client – Should They Press, Squat, and Deadlift?

April 30, 2021

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This article discusses the importance of resistance training for older adults and considerations that personal trainers need to be aware of when working with this population.

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Strength Training

July 24, 2020

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This excerpt provides a brief snapshot of the use of carbohydrates in resistance training exercise sessions.

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