ERIC Number: EJ624119
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Strength Training and Children's Health.
Faigenbaum, Avery D.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v72 n3 p24-30 Mar 2001
Provides an overview of the potential health benefits of strength training for children, discussing the role of strength training in preventing sports-related injuries and highlighting design considerations for such programs. The focus is on musculoskeletal adaptations to strength training that are observable in healthy children. Guidelines for youth strength training programs are included. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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