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Fig. 1 | BMC Nephrology

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From: The association between six month intra-dialytic resistance training and muscle strength or physical performance in patients with maintenance hemodialysis: a multicenter retrospective observational study

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Protocol of Resistance Training. Resistance training consists of two sets of 10 repetitions for knee extension (Left), hip abduction (Middle), and hip flexion (Right) using an elastic band (TheraBand Resistance Band Loops, THERABAND, Ohio, USA), encircling both ankles or above the knees in a sitting or supine position, depending on patient preference or ability. Resistance training was performed with slow movement, taking 8 s to complete each resistance training

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