Children of all fitness levels can benefit greatly from strength training, yet often times we wonder how to proceed without ending up with a watered-down version of adult strength-training programs. This course utilizes the latest research in order to provide a wealth of information on effective program design, program considerations, and training procedures for children ages 7 to 18 years of age. Additional topics focus on strength-training programs for specific age groups as well as training programs for specific sports. Proper exercise technique for hundreds of resistance exercises is also provided to ensure you have the most comprehensive information available on strength training for youth.
Textbook (TO BE MAILED): Youth Strength Training: Programs for Health, Fitness, and Sport by Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, CSCS and Wayne Wescott, PhD, CSCS.
Course Includes: Course packet with instructions, textbook, access to online exam, and certificate of achievement upon successful completion.
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"I like the various strength training techniques detailed in the course book - especially the plyometric section" - Rebecca L.
"Easy to read. I liked that I could complete it on my own time." - Billie S.
"This course gave me further insight into training children and teenagers. Great information" - Michael G.
"The course text is authored by two highly respected professionals whose area of specialization involve children and youth. Drs. Faigenbaum and Westcott have also authored numerous research and applied articles on this topic." - Joseph C.