A rationale and method for high-intensity progressive resistance training with children and adolescents.

@article{Benson2007ARA,
  title={A rationale and method for high-intensity progressive resistance training with children and adolescents.},
  author={Amanda Clare Benson and Margaret E Torode and Maria Antoinette Fiatarone Singh},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={442-50}
}
BACKGROUND The rising prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents is implicated in the metabolic abnormalities that track into adulthood. The associated increased incidence of insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes being identified in younger cohorts has given rise to a critical global health issue. Muscular strength is a vital component of metabolic fitness that provides protection from insulin resistance in adults, and we have recently shown this to be true in… CONTINUE READING
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Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology position paper: resistance training in children and adolescents.

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