ACSM's Essentials of Youth Fitness

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Essentials of Youth Fitness

Published by the American College of Sports Medicine, Essentials of Youth Fitness is built on the understanding that youth are not simply smaller adults and a population with specific needs. Blending up-to-date scientific research with real-world application, this text is essential for anyone training youth: youth fitness instructors, strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, physiotherapists and sports physicians.

Teaching Tips and Sample Training Programs are included in this must-have resource that will take youth training to the next level. The text is broken down into these three critical sections

  • Part I: fundamentals of pediatric exercise science 
  • Part II: youth fitness development
  • Part III: key modern-day topics

Authors: Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, FACSM, Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD and Jon L. Oliver, PhD

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