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Injury trends and prevention in youth resistance training

Injury trends and prevention in youth resistance training

Faigenbaum, Avery D., Myer, Greg D., Naclerio, Fernando ORCID: 0000-0001-7405-4894 and Casas, Adrian A. (2011) Injury trends and prevention in youth resistance training. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 33 (3). pp. 36-41. ISSN 1524-1602 (Print), 1533-4295 (Online) (doi:

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Resistance training has become a popular method of conditioning for children and adolescents in schools, recreation centers, and sports training facilities. However, the growing popularity of youth resistance training and the complex nature of some training programs raise new questions and concerns about the safety of this type of training for youth. In this article, the incidence, severity, and etiology of youth resistance training injuries are reviewed, risk factors for resistance training-related injuries are identified, and injury prevention strategies for youth who perform resistance exercise are discussed

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: children, resistance training injury
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC1200 Sports Medicine
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > School of Human Sciences (HUM)
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