Position statement on youth resistance training: the 2014 International Consensus

Rhodri S LLoyd, Avery D. Faigenbaum, Michael H Stone, Jon L. Oliver, Ian Jeffreys, Jeremy Moody, Clive Brewer, Kyle C. Pierce, Teri M. McCambridge, Rick Howard, Lee Herrington, Brian Hainline, Lyle J Micheli, Rod Jaques, William J Kraemer, Michael G. McBride, Thomas M. Best, Donald M. Chu, Brent A. Alvar, George D. Myer

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The current manuscript has been adapted from the official position statement of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association on youth resistance training. It has subsequently been reviewed and endorsed by leading professional organisations within the fields of sports medicine, exercise science and paediatrics. The authorship team for this article was selected from the fields of paediatric exercise science, paediatric medicine, physical education, strength and conditioning and sports medicine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)498-505
JournalBritish Journal of Sports Medicine
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2014


  • Sports conditioning
  • strength and conditioning
  • sports training


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