Strength Training for Young Athletes

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Human Kinetics Publishers, 1993 - Education - 214 pages
This easy-to-use guide - debunks the myths about weight training and kids - helps you learn how to design strength training programs for all major muscle groups and 16 sports, and - presents detailed instructions for more than 100 strength exercises, structured especially for kids ages 7 to 18.

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Strength Training for Children The Controversy Resolved
Misconceptions About Strength Training for Children
Childrens Introduction to Strength Training

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About the author (1993)

Steven J. Fleck, Ph.D., is an exercise physiologist with the U.S. Olympic Committee, where he advises athletes and their coaches on training programs. He is a past vice president of basic and applied research for the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Fleck's books include Successful Long-Term Weight Training (1998), Designing Resistance Training Programs (1997), Periodization Breakthrough! : The Ultimate Training System (1996), and Strength Training for Young Athletes (1992). He has contributed to such journals as Muscular Development, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and the National Strength & Conditioning Association Journal.

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