The National Strength And Conditioning Association Position Statement On Long-Term Athletic Development
Lloyd RS, Cronin JB, Faigenbaum AD, Haff GG, Howard R, Kraemer WJ, Micheli LJ, Myer GD, Oliver JL. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research: 2016 Feb 29 [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000001387
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has released a position statement about long-term athletic development for youth. The document discusses “10 pillars of successful long-term athletic development, which summarize the key recommendations detailed within the consensus statement. With these pillars in place, it is believed that the NSCA can (i) help foster a more unified and holistic approach to youth physical development, (ii) promote the benefits of a lifetime of healthy physical activity, and (iii) prevent and/or minimize injuries from sports participation for all boys and girls.”
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