Affiliation: Western Connecticut State University
- Effect of intense strength training on standing balance, walking speed, and sit-to-stand performance in older adultsJ Schlicht
Center for Health Fitness, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M281-6. 2001..Muscle size and strength decrease with aging, and the resultant muscle weakness has been implicated in increased risk of falls in older adults. These falls have large economic and functional costs...