Advances in paediatric strength assessment: changing our perspective on strength development.

@article{Croix2007AdvancesIP,
  title={Advances in paediatric strength assessment: changing our perspective on strength development.},
  author={Mark B. A. De Ste Croix},
  journal={Journal of sports science & medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={292-304}
}
Our knowledge of the age and sex associated changes in strength during childhood and adolescence is relatively limited compared to other physiological parameters. However, those studies available on the age and sex associated change in strength are relatively consistent, especially for the lower limbs. Caution must be taken when transferring this knowledge to other muscle joints as the development in strength appears to be both muscle action and joint specific. Strength appears to increase in… CONTINUE READING