Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

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Clustering vs Multi-Sets Method in Resistance Training: Effect on Heart Rate Variability

Leonardo de Sousa Fortes 1 , * , Pedro Pinheiro Paes 1 , Santiago Tavares Paes 2 , Ferdinando Oliveira Carvalho 3 and Edilson Serpeloni Cyrino 4
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1 Graduate Program in Physical Education of Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
2 Faculty of Physical Education and Sports of Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
3 Graduate Program in Physical Education of Federal University of Vale do Sao Francisco, Brazil
4 Graduate Program in Physical Education of State University of Londrina, Brazil
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: March 2018, 9 (1); e14576
  • Published Online: December 10, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 6, 2017
  • Revised: August 7, 2017
  • Accepted: October 3, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.14576

To Cite: de Sousa Fortes L, Pinheiro Paes P, Tavares Paes S, Oliveira Carvalho F, Serpeloni Cyrino E. Clustering vs Multi-Sets Method in Resistance Training: Effect on Heart Rate Variability, Asian J Sports Med. 2018 ; 9(1):e14576. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.14576.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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