Youth Strength Training: A Need, Not an Option

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SKU:
827008950195*
Author:
Wayne Westcott
Published:
2009
Length:
54 minutes
For the majority of preadolescents, the only practical means for developing an appropriately fit musculoskeletal system is a sensible, supervised program of strength exercise. Youth Strength Training: A Need, Not an Option summarizes and applies 25 years of research on designing and implementing safe, effective, and time-efficient youth strength-training protocols. Featuring a breakout session at the 2009 ACSM Health & Fitness Summit, the DVD details the key factors involved in developing sound strength-training programs for both average and overweight boys and girls.

Among topics covered:
  • Youth Obesity
  • Youth Strength Training: Perceptions vs. Reality
  • Exercise Guidelines and Teaching Methods
  • Musculoskeletal Benefits and Athletic Performance