Metabolic cost of resistance training

Further Reading

de Mello Meirelles, C. & Chagas Gomes,P.S. (2004) Acute effects of resistance exercise on energy expenditure: revisiting the impact of the training variables Rev Bras Med Esporte 10(2) [full text]

Keogh, J.W.L. Payne, A.L., Anderson, B.B., Atkins, P.J. (2010) A Brief Description of the Biomechanics and Physiology of a Strongman Event: The Tire Flip Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 24(5) 1223-1228 [abstract]

Langford, G.A., McCurdy, K.W., Ernest, J.M., Doscher, M.W., and Walters, S.D. (2007) Specificity of Machine, Barbell, and Waterfilled Log Bench Press Resistance Training on Measures of Strength Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research Vol.21, No. 4, 1061-6. [abstract]

Pollitt, D. (2003) Sled dragging for hockey training. Strength Cond J 25(5) 7-16 [full text]

Farrar, R.E., Mayhew, J.L., & Koch, A.J.(2010) Oxygen cost of kettlebell swings. J Strength Cond Res 24(4): 1034–1036 [full text]

Farinatti, P.T.V., Simão, R., Monteiro, W.D., Fleck, S.J. (2009) Influence of Exercise Order on Oxygen Uptake During Strength Training in Young Women Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 23(3)1037-1044[abstract]

Furtado,E., Simao,R. and Lemos,A. (2004) Analysis of the oxygen intake, cardiac frequency and energetic expenditure during Jump Fit lessons. Rev Bras Med Esporte [online]. 10(5)371-375.[full text]

Lagally, K.M, Cordero, J., Good, J., Brown, D.D. and McCaw, S.T. (2009) Physiologic and Metabolic Responses to a Continuous Functional Resistance Exercise Workout Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 23(2) 373-379 [abstract]

Mayo, J.J., and Kravitz,L. (1999) A review of the acute cardiovascular responses to resistance exercise of healthy young and older adults. J. Strength and Cond. Res. 13(1):90–96 [full text]

Robergs,R.A., Gordon,T., Reynolds,J. and Walker,T.B. (2007) Energy expenditure during bench press and squat exercises. J.Strrength Cond.Res. 21(1): 123-130 [full text]

Scott, C.B., Croteau, A., Ravlo, T. (2009) Energy expenditure before, during and after the bench press. J Strength Cond Res; Vol. 23, No.2, 611-618. [abstract]

Scott, C.B., Earnest, C.P. (2011) Resistance Exercise Energy Expenditure is Greater with Fatigue as Compared to Non-Fatigue. JEPonline Vol.14, No.1,1-10 [full text]

Further Links

Metabolic Equivalents - A wikipedia article