ACSM Health & Fitness Journal: July - August 2017 CEC Course #3: A FUNdamental Approach for Treating Pediatric Dynapenia in Kids

by: Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, CSCS, FACSM* and Laura Bruno, EdD

SKU: ACSM-HFJ-JA17.3

Description

A FUNdamental Approach for Treating Pediatric Dynapenia in Kids

By: Avery D. Faigenbaum, EdD, CSCS, FACSM* and Laura Bruno, EdD

Regular participation in resistance training offers unique health- and fitness-related benefits for children. A well-developed musculoskeletal system is less susceptible to injury and stronger girls and boys will be better prepared for sport and for life. New insights into the design of youth exercise programs continue to highlight the importance of improving strength fitness early in life by integrating resistance training into fitness programs. A FUNdamental approach to youth fitness training provides an opportunity for all girls and boys to enhance their strength and improve their motor skills while making friends, having fun, and learning something new.

 

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Available Course Credits

ACSM
2.00

Learning Objectives

  • Developmentally appropriate exercise interventions that enhance strength fitness are needed to target pediatric dynapenia in modern-day youth.
  • The integration of strength and skill-based activities offers unique health and fitness benefits for children.
  • A FUNdamental approach for building strong and healthy children provides an opportunity for boys and girls to learn something new while experiencing the mere enjoyment of physical activity.

Key words: Children, Dynapenia, Muscle Strength, Physical Activity, Resistance Training

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  7. PLEASE NOTE, THIS COURSE EXPIRES ON AUGUST 31, 2018 at 11:59pm PST.

Course Content

ACSM Health & Fitness Journal: July - August 2017 CEC Article #3: A FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH FOR TREATING PEDIATRIC DYNAPENIA IN KID
Article(Required)
ACSM Health & Fitness Journal: July - August 2017 Test #3: A FUNDAMENTAL APPROACH FOR TREATING PEDIATRIC DYNAPENIA IN KIDS
Test(Required)
ACSM Health & Fitness Journal Evaluation
Evaluation