Muscle hypertrophy: A narrative review on training principles for increasing muscle mass

Howe, Louis and Read, Paul and Waldron, Mark (2017) Muscle hypertrophy: A narrative review on training principles for increasing muscle mass. Strength and Conditioning Journal. ISSN 1524-1602 (In Press)

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Abstract

Developing muscle cross sectional area has the potential to enhance performance for many athletes. As emerging evidence challenges traditional beliefs regarding the prescription of hypertrophy focused training programs, this review provides an overview of the current literature relating, specifically, to programming variables. Evidence-based recommendations are provided for the design of effective resistance training programs, with the goal of increasing an athlete’s skeletal muscle mass.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: As accepted for publication. The published Version of Record is (c) National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Subjects: 700 The arts; fine & decorative arts; recreation > 796 Athletic & outdoor sports & games
School/Department: School of Sport, Health and Applied Science
Depositing User: Kevin Sanders
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2017 10:59
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2017 10:59
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/1727

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