Youth athletes are not simply mini-adults. This is particularly important when it comes to creating resistance-training programs for youth athletes. This article highlights evidence-based recommendations for resistance exercise that should be taken into consideration when training young athletes.Read More
Health and exercise professionals training young athletes should consider strategies that aid in developing the three domains of learning: cognitive, affective and psychomotor. Learn why enhancement of all three domains allows for individuals to improve self-efficacy, while gaining the knowledge, skills and attitudes to develop the whole person and encourage future participation in exercise.Read More
When it comes to kids and strength training, parents often want to know at what age their children should start lifting weights. Learn what questions to ask to determine whether or not your child is ready to start a resistance-training program.Read More
Physical activity is essential to physical health, but exercise can also help improve kids’ body image, reduce feelings of stress and anxiety, and lead to improved health behaviors. Read on to learn more about how physical activity can be a powerful tool for teaching kids to love their bodies.Read More
Exercise professionals with the enthusiasm for and proper education for working with children and adolescents have tremendous opportunity to make an impact on the health of our youth by serving as leaders and teaching them how to become active and stay active into adulthood.Read More
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