A Benefit of Being Heavier Is Being Strong: a Cross-Sectional Study in Young Adults

Abstract Background In this study, the main hypothesis is that heavier people enjoy strength exercises more than normal-weight people, mediated by fat-free mass and muscle strength. Further, it is hypothesized that heavier people are better in strength exercises and enjoy strength exercises more com...

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Main Authors: Gill A. ten Hoor, Guy Plasqui, Annemie M. W. J. Schols, Gerjo Kok
Format: Article
Published: SpringerOpen 2018-03-01
Series:Sports Medicine - Open
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40798-018-0125-4