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Safety and possible effects of low-intensity resistance training associated with partial blood flow restriction in polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM).

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Posted 07 January 2015 - 10:41 AM

Safety and possible effects of low-intensity resistance training associated with partial blood flow restriction in polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM).

 

A 12-week supervised low-intensity resistance training program associated with partial blood flow restriction may be safe and effective in improving muscle strength and function as well as muscle mass and health-related quality of life in patients with PM and DM. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 25 October 2014. (Also see: Treatments for Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis)

 

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