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'Our study identified an impactful opportunity to improve the way we care for patients in skilled nursing facilities,' said paper author and rehabilitation scientist Allison Gustavson of University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus. 'High-intensity resistance training is safe, effective and preferable in caring for medically complex older adults in skilled nursing facilities.'