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Strength training in older adults: an empowering intervention

, : Strength training in older adults: an empowering intervention. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 38(1): 106-111

Purpose: This study evaluated the benefits of adding a psychological empowerment intervention (PEI) to traditional strength training (TST) on social cognitive variables in community-dwelling older adults. Methods: Thirty-eight participants were randomly assigned to either a PEI or a TST intervention for 6 wk.


PMID: 16394961

DOI: 10.1016/s0162-0908(08)70453-7

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