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Strength training, weight & power lifting, and body building by children and adolescents.

@article{Shepherd1991StrengthTW,
  title={Strength training, weight & power lifting, and body building by children and adolescents.},
  author={R. Shepherd},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={
          417-8
        }
}
  • R. Shepherd
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • To the Editor.— The conclusions 1 of the Committee on Sports Medicine concerning this topic are conservative and laudable. However, the definitions of the major lifts described in the article are unclear and possibly misleading. In the section "Definitions" are mentioned "major lifts,9 and `the power clean and the incline and overhead presses.9 The article then states, "These lifts involve the use of free weights lifted through the extremes of joint motion in a ballistic rather than a… CONTINUE READING

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