A Variety of Research on the Benefits of Strength Training in Older Adults
- Resistance Training and Executive Functions
- Strength Training Accelerates Gastrointestinal Transit Time In Middle-aged And Older Men
- Does Strength Training Lead To Increases In Physical Activity Levels In The Elderly?
- The Effects Of Keiser's Ten Week "Express" (Xpress) Training Program On Sedentary Women
- Effect Of Strength Training On Resting Metabolic Rate And Physical Activity: Age And Gender
- Comparisons of Aging Of Skeletal Muscle: A 12-Yr Longitudinal Study
- Grow Strong, Live Long Fitness Study with Elderly Retirement Home Independent Living Residents
- Strength Training In The Elderly: Effects On Risk Factors For Age-Related Diseases
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.