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Basic guide for the application of the main variables of resistance training in elderly

  • Bruno Bavaresco GambassiEmail author
  • Max David Lopes dos Santos
  • Fabiano de Jesus Furtado Almeida
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physical EducationCeuma UniversitySão LuísBrazil

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