Chapter 18

Growth, Development, and Exercise in Children and Adolescents

Study Guide

Practice Quiz

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Key Concepts

acute musculoskeletal injury adolescence body building
childhood chronic musculoskeletal injury core strengthening
development epiphyseal growth plate growth
infancy making weight maturation
mean power peak height velocity peak power
peak weight velocity puberty strength training
Tanner scale weight lifting  

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Websites

Physical Fitness and Activity in Schools: http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;105/5/1156
American Academy of Pediatrics: http://www.aap.org
ACSM Current Comment—Preseason Conditioning for Young Athletes: http://www.acsm.org/health+fitness/pdf/currentcomments/Preseas.pdf
Strength Training for Children and Adolescents: http://weighttraining.about.com/od/weighttrainingforgroups/a/0408weightskids.htm
Strength Training for Children: http://www.protraineronline.com/past/jun1_01/children.cfm

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