Pediatricians are often asked to give advice on the safety and efficacy of strength-training programs for children and adolescents. This statement, which is a revision of a previous American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement, defines relevant terminology and provides current information on risks and benefits of strength training for children and adolescents.
- Olympic weightlifting
- Resistance training
- Strength training
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health