Title

Resistance Training for Metabolic Syndrome: Part I

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

8-2013

Program

Exercise Science

Abstract

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.

DOI

10.1519/SSC.0b013e31829805c8