Resistance training, skeletal muscle and growth.

  title={Resistance training, skeletal muscle and growth.},
  author={B Falk and Alon F Eliakim},
  journal={Pediatric endocrinology reviews : PER},
  volume={1 2},
Resistance training in youth and its effectiveness, possible effect on growth and safety considerations, has received considerable public and scientific attention in recent years. Although few early studies questioned the usefulness of resistance training in children, numerous recent studies have demonstrated its effectiveness in both children and adolescents. Nevertheless, the optimal intensity and volume of training for youths of different ages requires further study. The increase in strength… CONTINUE READING
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