Properly designed strength-training programs can provide demonstrable benefits for children. Strength Training for Children discusses those benefits and examines the issue of whether strength training places undue stress on the musculoskeletal systems of youngsters. The DVD presents detailed guidelines on how to design strength-training programs for children in a way that maximizes the possible benefits and minimizes any possible risks of this type of exercise regimen.
Among the topics covered:
- The possible benefits of strength training for children
- The possible risks of strength training for children
- Design considerations for strength-training programs for children
- Special considerations attendant to strength training for children
Produced in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine.