PeerJ 2021 21;9:e10537. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
M2S (Laboratoire Mouvement, Sport, Santé) - EA 1274, Univ Rennes, Rennes, France.
Background: The aim of this study was to compare the effects of 8 weeks resistance training (RT) with two sessions versus four sessions per week under volume load-equated conditions on body composition, maximal strength, and explosive actions performance in recreationally trained men.
Methods: Thirty-five healthy young men participated in the study and were randomly divided into a two sessions per-week RT (RT2, = 12), four sessions per-week RT (RT4, = 13) or a control group (CG, = 10). All subjects were evaluated for thigh, chest and arm circumference, countermovement jump (CMJ), medicine ball throw (MBT), 1-repetition maximum (1RM) leg press, bench press, arm curl, muscular endurance (i. Read More