|The University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department sponsors
a Journal Club for the sports medicine community including local physicians,
physical therapists, athletic trainers, researchers and biomechanists on
the third monday of every month. The purpose of the Journal Club is to
critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest
to the Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Community. Examples of previous
topics include ergogenic aides, concussions, and stress fractures.
||Link To Articles
Prepubescent Weight Training
Sewall Les & Micheli Lyle. Strength
Training for Children. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
Lillegard WA, Brown EW, Wilson DJ, Henderson R, Lewis E. Efficacy
of strength training in prepubescent to early postpubescent males and females:
effects of gender and maturity. Ped Rehab. 1997 Jul-Sep;1(3):147-57.
Mero Antti, Kauhanen Heikki, Peltola Esa, Vuorimaa Timo, Komi Paavc.
performance capacity in different prepubescent athletic groups.
Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 1990;30:57-66.
Rians Clark, Weltman Arthur, Cahill Bernard, Janney Carol, Tippett Steven,
Katch Frank. Strength
training for prepubescent males: Is it safe? The American
Journal of Sports Medicine. 1987;15(5)483-489.
Hakkinen K., Mero A., Kauhanen H. Specificity
of endurance, sprint and strength training on physical performance capacity
in young athletes. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.
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For more information, or
if you are interested in joining, call Tara Manal MPT,OCS Clinic Director
at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic, 831-8893 or e-mail