Chapter 7. Endurance Trainability of Children and Youth

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Karin A. Pfeiffer,
  2. Felipe Lobelo,
  3. Dianne S. Ward and
  4. Russell R. Pate

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch7

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Pfeiffer, K. A., Lobelo, F., Ward, D. S. and Pate, R. R. (2007) Endurance Trainability of Children and Youth, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch7

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • endurance trainability;
  • public health;
  • maturation;
  • chronic disease;
  • aerobic energy


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Physiology of endurance exercise performance

  • Factors Related to Trainability of Youth

  • Functional Adaptations to Endurance Training

  • Gender and Developmental Age

  • Conclusions

  • Challenges for Future Research

  • Acknowledgments

  • References