Chapter 6. Muscle Strength, Endurance, and Power: Trainability During Childhood

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Cameron J.R. Blimkie and
  2. Oded Bar-Or

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch6

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Blimkie, C. J.R. and Bar-Or, O. (2008) Muscle Strength, Endurance, and Power: Trainability During Childhood, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255

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Keywords:

  • muscle strength;
  • childhood;
  • strength training;
  • resistance training;
  • isokinetic training

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Skeletal Muscle Strength

  • Effectiveness of Resistance Training

  • Comparative Trainability

  • Persistence of Strength Gains

  • Mechanisms Underlying Strength Changes

  • Adaptations During Detraining

  • Strength Training Benefits and Risks

  • Trainability of Muscle Power and Local Muscle Endurance

  • Effectiveness of Training Programs

  • Mechanisms for Trainability of Muscle Power and Endurance

  • Challenges for Future Research

  • References