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Resistance Training

"Resistance Training" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A type of strength-building exercise program that requires the body muscle to exert a force against some form of resistance, such as weight, stretch bands, water, or immovable objects. Resistance exercise is a combination of static and dynamic contractions involving shortening and lengthening of skeletal muscles.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Resistance Training" by people in this website by year, and whether "Resistance Training" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 64 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2010 and 2011
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