Strength Training for Young Athletes

Strength Training for Young Athletes

The former president of the National Strength and Conditioning Association offers an authoritative guide to designing safe, effective training programs for 24 of the most popular youth sports. 250 photos.

Strength and Weight Training for Young Athletes

Strength and Weight Training for Young Athletes

Explains the principles of weight training, demonstrates exercises suited to young athletes, and recommends exercise programs geared toward various sports

Home Strength Training for Young Athletes

Home Strength Training for Young Athletes

Nationally recognized sports medicine physician, Jordan D. Metzl, demonstrates performance-maximizing exercises for young athletes.

Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

Science and application

Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for children and young athletes. Drawing upon leading up-to-date research in all aspects of fitness and movement skill development, the book adopts a holistic approach to training centred on the concept of long-term athletic development and the welfare of the young athlete. While other textbooks focus on a single aspect of youth trainability, this book explores every key topic in strength and conditioning as applied to young people, including: talent identification motor skill development strength, power and plyometrics speed and agility metabolic conditioning mobility and flexibility periodization weightlifting myths overtraining and injury prevention nutrition. Written by a team of leading international strength and conditioning experts and paediatric sport scientists, every chapter includes programming guidelines for youths throughout childhood and adolescence to show how the latest scientific research can be applied by coaches to optimize young athletic potential. This is an essential resource for all students of strength and conditioning or paediatric exercise science, as well as any coach or athletic trainer working with children and young people.

Peak Conditioning Training for Young Athletes

Strength and Fitness Programs Specifically Designed for 8- to 17-year-old Athletes

Peak Conditioning Training for Young Athletes

Presents safe, easy-to-apply strength and fitnessprograms specifically designed for 8- to 17-year-oldathletes. Covers the phases of a young athlete'sdevelopment, flexibility, injuries, youth sportsnutrition, youth sports conditioning, youth strengthtraining, youth strength training program parameters andworkouts, balance, speed, agility, and quicknesstraining, plyometrics, cross training, and much more.Includes nearly 180 illustrations.

Total Training for Young Champions

Total Training for Young Champions

Collects conditioning programs for athletes between the ages of six and eighteen, offering over three hundred exercises for increasing coordination, flexibility, speed, endurance, and strength

Science and Practice of Strength Training

Science and Practice of Strength Training

This edition examines fundamental concepts and principles practitioners need to understand in order to make decisions on what might be appropriate in the programme design for their athletes. An integration of coaching theory and scientific underpinnings, this book is useful for those interested in muscular strength.

Weight Training for the Young Athlete

Weight Training for the Young Athlete


Dynamic Strength Training for Athletes

Dynamic Strength Training for Athletes

Recommends a weightlifting and exercise program designed to increase strength, condition the body, and improve agility and endurance

Strength & Power for Young Athletes

Strength & Power for Young Athletes

Outlines a strength training program for young athletes aged seven to fifteen that includes free weight, body weight, machine, cord, and medicine ball exercises, as well as stretching exercises and nutritional guidelines.