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 Strength Training For Seniors: The Facts  
 
The following is one in an ongoing series of columns entitled Keeping Fit by . View all columns in series

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14. Pratley, R., Nicklas, B., Rubin, M. et al. (1994). Strength training increases resting metabolic rate and norepinephrine levels in healthy 50 to 65 year old men. Journal of Applied Physiology, 76: 133-137.

15. Westcott, W. (1996). How adults and seniors respond to a basic exercise program. IDEA Today. (in press).

16. Evans, W. and Rosenberg, I. (1992). Biomarkers: The 10 determinants of aging you can control. New York: Simon and Schuster.

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Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., is fitness research director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, MA. He is strength training consultant for numerous national organizations, such as the American Council on Exercise, the......moreWayne Westcott PhD
 
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