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resistance exercise

Exercise in which a muscle contraction is opposed by force to increase strength or endurance. If the resistance is applied by using weights, it is mechanical resistance; if applied by a clinician, it is manual resistance.
Synonym: resistive exercise
See also: exercise
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La] decreases during the 3rd set of a resistance exercise program of the arm flexor muscles.
Androgens to cortisol ratios of resistance exercise sessions were significantly less than other sessions, because this matter was a consequent on sharp increment of cortisol following activity and also decrease in testosterone levels, during recovery.
These patients should consider performing resistance exercise first, especially if they regularly experience post exertional hypoglycemic episodes.
However, only patients who participated in stretching and resistance exercise experienced significant improvements in the motor component of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS).
Four studies showed that structured resistance exercise training was associated with an absolute reduction of 0.
Design * Randomised trial Participants * Adults with chronic heart failure * Diagnosis based on clinical signs or left ventricular ejection fraction <40% Intervention * Progressive resistance exercise training, with training defined as a structured, hospital- or home-based program with a target exercise type, intensity, duration and frequency, and with regular measurement of whether these were achieved Outcome measures * Cardiac function * Exercise capacity * Quality of life Comparisons * Progressive resistance exercise training versus no training or usual care or sham exercise * Progressive resistance exercise training plus aerobic exercise training versus aerobic exercise training only
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95) is based on a 4-3-2-1 principle (four minutes of high-energy aerobic training, three minutes of resistance exercise, two minutes of core-strengthening exercise and one minute of stretching and deep breathing).
It seems that antioxidant vitamins may offer some protection against bone loss to the same extent as resistance exercise although combining both does not seem to produce additional effects.
This upright magnetic resistance exercise bike,with adjustable handlebars, has 8 levels of tension and features handgrip pulse sensors.