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Program Description

The StrongWomen Program is a national evidence-based community exercise and nutrition program targeted to midlife and older women (and men). Dr. Miriam E. Nelson and colleagues have developed and evaluated two curricula. The first is a strength training curriculum to help women maintain muscle mass, strength, and function as they age. The second is heart disease prevention curriculum that focuses on aerobic activity and nutrition.

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Shirley Perryman, MS, RD
Extension Specialist
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1571

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