Effectiveness of resistance strength training in children and adolescents with ≥30% total body surface area: A systematic review

Cost
: 3 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
Rating
: 2/4

The aim of the systematic review was to determine the effectiveness of resistance strength training on muscle strength and lean body mass in children and adolescents with burn injuries.

Keywords: burns, children, adolescents, resistance strength training, muscle strength, lean body mass

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to assess the level of evidence for the effectiveness of resistance training in improving muscle strength and lean body mass in children and adolescents with burns so that appropriate recommendations for the management of this group can be evidence based.

Editor's comments:
This article gives the reader a good understanding of the effectiveness of resistance strength training on improving muscle strength and lean body mass in children and adolescents with burns and provides recommendations for future management.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. The potential benefits of resistance strength training for children and adolescents with burns.
  2. The compilation of exercise programmes implemented for resistance strength training versus standard care used in RCT’s.
  3. The effectiveness of progressive resistance training versus isokinetic strength training versus standard care on muscle strength and lean body mass in children and adolescents with burns.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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