Medical Minute: Eccentric Strength Training

Pete Valera, Physical Therapist Assistant, talks about eccentric strength training. Eccentric training focuses on working muscles as they lengthen, rather than as they contract. Learn how eccentric training is an effective method for strength and muscle development.

Medical Minute: Eccentric Strength Training

About Peter Valera, PTA

A graduate of Newbury College in Brookline, MA Peter Valera has been at Reliant Medical Group for many years. Peter’s love of sports is what first interested him in Physical Therapy. “I had always had a big interest in football and other sports and wanted a career that would allow me to work with athletes on a daily basis.” Peter is an enthusiastic therapist who believes in developing sound, well-constructed rehabilitation plans to...

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