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Author Faigenbaum, Avery D., 1961-

Title Youth strength training : programs for health, fitness, and sport / Avery D. Faigenbaum, Wayne L. Westcott
Published Champaign, IL Human Kinetics, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. I. Fitness fundamentals -- Ready to train -- Program prescriptions -- Exercise technique and training procedures -- pt. II. Free weights -- Weight machines -- Elastic bands and medicine balls -- Body-weight training -- pt. III. Program design -- General preparation -- Basic strength and power for ages 7 to 10 -- Intermediate strength and power for ages 11 to 14 -- Advanced strength and power for ages 15 to 18 -- Sport-specific srength and power for young athelets -- pt. IV. Long-term planning and nutritional support -- Periodization and recovery -- Eating for strength and performance
Notes Rev. ed. of: Strength & power for young athletes, c2000
Reading level: Ages 9 and up
111 illustrated exercises. 16 sport-specific programs. Free weights, machines, bands, balls, and body weight. Age-specific programs for health and performance. Planning and nutrition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Exercise for children.
Physical fitness for children.
Form Electronic book
Author Westcott, Wayne L., 1949-
Faigenbaum, Avery D., 1961- Strength & power for young athletes
ISBN 9781492542612
9781450489874 (electronic bk.)
1450489877 (electronic bk.)
9781450419680 (e-book)
1450419682 (e-book)