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Citius, Altius, Fortius: beneficial effects of resistance training for young athletes: Narrative review
  1. Avery D Faigenbaum1,
  2. Rhodri S Lloyd2,
  3. James MacDonald3,4,
  4. Gregory D Myer5,6,7,8
  1. 1Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey, USA
  2. 2School of Sport, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
  3. 3Department of Paediatrics and Family Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  4. 4Division of Sports Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  5. 5Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  6. 6Departments of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  7. 7The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
  8. 8The Sports Health and Performance Institute, OSU Sports Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Centre, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Avery D Faigenbaum, Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628 USA; faigenba{at}

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