Resistance Training

Resistance Training Is an Effective Method for Improving Muscle Mass and Function in Patient’s With Rheumatoid Arthritis

This study found that high-intensity progressive resistance training improves lean mass and function in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

By: Sarah DeParis, MD


Journal Reference:

  1. Lemmey AB, Marcora SM, Chester K, Wilson S, Casanova F, Maddison PJ. Effects of high-intensity resistance training in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized controlled trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Dec 15;61(12):1726-34. doi: 10.1002/art.24891. PMID: 19950325.