Strength drives survival: But benefits of training appear complex

Shutterstock.com #589423404 By Keith Loria Lower extremity strength appears to be a key variable in the relationship between mortality and compliance with national resistance exercise guidelines, according to research from the University of Mississippi in University, MS. The study, which was epublished in September by the Journal of Physical Activity & Health , found greater knee extensor strength was associated with lower rates of cancer-specific mortality.

Shutterstock.com #589423404 By Keith Loria Lower extremity strength appears to be a key variable in the relationship between mortality and compliance with national resistance exercise guidelines, according to research from the University of Mississippi in University, MS. The study, which was epublished in September by the Journal of Physical Activity & Health , found greater knee extensor strength was associated with lower rates of cancer-specific mortality.

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Strength drives survival: But benefits of training appear complex