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Musculoskeletal injuries caused by weight training. Guidelines for prevention

Musculoskeletal injuries caused by weight training. Guidelines for prevention

Clinical Pediatrics 29(6): 305-310

Tens of thousands of U.S. children, adolescents, and young adults are using weights either recreationally, to train for sports, or to compete in weight lifting, power lifting, or body building contests. Weight use may cause significant musculoskeletal injury. This review summarizes for the clinician the best available information on injury risks and prevention.

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Accession: 040757224

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PMID: 2193768

DOI: 10.1177/000992289002900602

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