ERIC Number: EJ471789
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Weighing the Risks. Strength Training for Children and Adolescents.
Tanner, Suzanne M.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v21 n6 p104-06,114,116 Jun 1993
As weight training becomes increasingly popular with children and adolescents, physicians need to advise patients and parents about what is safe and what is not. Young people who adhere to a well-supervised, progressive strength training program can improve their strength and improve performance in other sports. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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