A Variety of Research on the Benefits of Strength Training in Older Adults

By Ty Sevin, Aug 31, 2021

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Research Articles

The following definitions will be helpful in understanding the variety of studies in this category.

Gastrointestinal Transit Time (GITT):
The amount of time that it takes for nutrients to pass through the gastrointestinal system.

Fats that circulate in the blood, also called lipids.

Mouth To Cecum:
The time it takes for nutrients to pass from the mouth to the cecum, which is the name for the entrance into the large intestine.

Whole Bowel Transit Time:
The amount of time that it takes nutrients to pass through the bowel.

About the author

Ty Sevin

Director of Human Performance, Education and Research

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With over 25 years of coaching experience at both the collegiate and Olympic levels, Ty Sevin is one of the most influential track and field coaches in the country. Ty has worked for the United States Olympic Committee, serving as the Director of the Track and Field Residency Program at the USOC Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. He has also served as an assistant coach for Team USA on three separate occasions, for both the men’s and women’s teams. Ty himself was a four-time U.S. Olympics Trials qualifier in javelin. Ty most recently spent four years as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Texas at Austin for both the men’s and women’s track and field teams. Prior to that, he led the men’s and women’s track and cross-country teams at the University of New Orleans and McNeese State.

Currently, Ty applies his vast industry experience to the role of Director of Human Performance, Research and Education for Keiser Corporation, where he consults with college and professional sports teams regarding the utilization of Keiser strength equipment. He is also responsible for creating educational curriculum relating to human performance and overseeing Keiser research projects