The benefits of strength training on musculoskeletal system health: practical applications for interdisciplinary care

Maestroni, Luca, Read, Paul, Bishop, Chris ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1505-1287, Papadopoulos, Konstantinos ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4489-8540, Suchomel, Timothy, Comfort, Paul and Turner, Anthony N. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5121-432X (2020) The benefits of strength training on musculoskeletal system health: practical applications for interdisciplinary care. Sports Medicine, 50 (8) . pp. 1431-1450. ISSN 0112-1642 [Article] (doi:10.1007/s40279-020-01309-5)

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Abstract

Global health organizations have provided recommendations regarding exercise for the general population. Strength training has been included in several position statements due to its multi-systemic benefits. In this narrative review, we examine the available literature, first explaining how specific mechanical loading is converted into positive cellular responses. Secondly, benefits related to specific musculoskeletal tissues are discussed, with practical applications and training programmes clearly outlined for both common musculoskeletal disorders and primary prevention strategies.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 30345
Notes on copyright: This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in Sports Medicine. The final authenticated version is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40279-020-01309-5
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Depositing User: Chris Bishop
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2020 12:39
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2022 12:12
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/30345

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