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What does PRT stand for?

PRT stands for Progressive Resistance Training (fitness)

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This study examined the effects of a progressive resistance training program in addition to soccer training on the physical capacities of male adolescents, and concluded that soccer training alone improves maximum strength of the lower limps and agility, while resistance training improves maximal strength of the upper and the lower body.
The purpose of this study was to test the effects of ginger supplementation and progressive resistance training on indices of cardiovascular risk in obese Iranian men, and to investigate whether the interaction between these two interventions could provide additional benefits.
Key Words: Mental retardation, Transition, Progressive resistance training ********** Recent trends in special education reform highlight and strengthen ties between school and community by identifying successful transition practices that facilitate increased work performance while participants are still enrolled in high school (5).
The investigators asked half the volunteers to serve as controls and half to undergo progressive resistance training, or PRT, such as weight lifting, three times a week for 16 weeks.