Long-Term Athletic Development and Its Application to Youth Weightlifting
Lloyd, Rhodri S.
Moody, Jeremy A.
Stone, Michael H.
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
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Considerable controversy and misguided information has surrounded the inclusion of weightlifting within youth-based strength and conditioning programs to develop strength, power, and speed. This article reviews the evidence to support its inclusion as a safe and effective means to enhance athletic potential. Guidelines are presented to provide coaches with a structured and logical progression model, which is associated with the theoretical concepts underpinning long-term athletic development. It is hoped that this review will serve as a useful tool to help strength and conditioning coaches integrate weightlifting exercises within training programs of young athletes in a safe and effective manner.
Strength and Conditioning Journal;
Strength and Conditioning Journal Volume 34(4), August 2012, p 55–66
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