Strength training for children is safe and can lead to strength gains. You might be surprised to hear it can also improve motor skill coordination.
Is there a maturational threshold in young athletes? How reliable are studies on this? And why the widespread reliance on VO2max.?
Exercise Training in Youth and the trainability of children and adolescents remains an important, but contentious, issue in paediatric exercise science.
The new book, Physical Literacy on the Move, helps teachers develop the physical literacy of their students. In this blog post author Heather Gardner details the importance participant choice has on children’s learning.
Physical Literacy on the Move from Heather Gardner helps you develop the physical literacy of your students. Written to help PE teachers of children and adolescents the book features 120 different games and activities.
Heather Mangieri’s Fueling Young Athletes contains a variety of recipes and smoothies for active children. Here at Human Kinetics, we decided to make the delicious and nutritious Green Smoothie
The injury risks of youth rugby have received much attention in recent years, in particular, the risks of concussion have been widely discussed. In a bid to reduce injury in sport the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the University of Bath have conducted The School Injury Prevention Study.
Building Character, Community, and a Growth Mindset in Physical Education offers more than 60 large-group warm-up, character and team building activities. The book, which comes with a web resource, helps you prepare your students for success in university and beyond.