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Resistance Training for Metabolic Syndrome: Part I
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  • Paul Sorace, Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Peter Ronai, Sacred Heart University
  • James R. Churilla, University of North Florida
Document Type
Peer-Reviewed Article
Publication Date
Exercise Science
The article provides an overview of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the benefits of resistance training (RT) in controlling it. It defines MetS as cardiovascular diseases such as coronary artery disease and heart attack. Criteria for MetS identified persons include high blood pressure, blood glucose, and low high-density lipoproteins (HDL). It also explains the role of RT in the management of the disease.
Citation Information
Sorace, P., Ronai, P. & Churilla, J.R. (2013). Resistance training for metabolic syndrome: Part I. Strength and Conditioning Journal 35(4), 64-67. doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31829805c8