Course components can be delivered as printed products or online:
• The text Conditioning Young Athletes
• Study guide
• Continuing education exam
The Conditioning Young Athletes course offers 182 exercises that take into consideration critical factors such as a child’s developmental stage, motor functioning ability, and sex-specific considerations, ensuring the workouts do not hinder children’s development and growth.
While the course concentrates on developing strength, power, speed, endurance, agility, and flexibility, it also offers coverage of the always-heated topic of early specialization, reasons young athletes should focus on multilateral movements, and essential nutrition guidelines. Along with the exercises, you’ll be able to use the 17 proven programs spanning 14 popular sports in addition to fitness testing to help track athletes’ progress over time.
No matter the sport, nearly every child has the ability to become an elite athlete. Conditioning Young Athletes ensures you will provide the safe and effective training they need in order to reach their potential.
The study guide contains a course syllabus, chapter activities, and end-of-chapter learning activities to prepare you for the 75-question continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.
A continuing education course for personal trainers, fitness coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, athletic trainers, and group exercise instructors
Table of Contents
Course Table of Contents
Part 1 Course Syllabus
Part 2 Learning With Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
Chapter 1 Training Guidelines for Young Athletes
Chapter 2 Stages of Athletic Development
Chapter 3 Assessing the Young Athlete
Chapter 4 Flexibility Training
Chapter 5 Speed Training
Chapter 6 Agility and Quickness Training
Chapter 7 Strength and Power Training
Chapter 8 Endurance Training
Chapter 9 Excelling in Competition
Chapter 10 Fueling the Young Athlete
Chapter 11 Long-Term Training Plans
Chapter 12 Training Myths and Kids
Part 3 Exam and Evaluation
Exam Answer Sheet