A presentation you will find in our BASES accredited course Certificate in Growth & Maturation For Youth Athletes; An Intro to Applied Youth S&C is gold dust to anyone looking for information on paediatric exercise and S&C, the science and its applications to training and development. As always with The Athlete Development Project the content is Delivered by one of the best in the business.

In this lesson Professor Jon Oliver looks to introduce the concept of Youth Strength and Conditioning and the Science that should underpin any youth training programmes. The CPD Presentation covers:

  1. Understanding how natural development influences fitness and may interact with training adaptations in Youth.
  2. Evaluate evidence of training responsiveness in children and adolescents.
  3. Consider how to integrate Strength & Conditioning with young athletes of different maturity (and competency).

About Prof Jon Oliver – Professor of Applied Paediatric Exercise Science

Jon L. Oliver, PhD is a Professor of Applied Paediatric Exercise Science and Co-Founder of the Youth Physical Development Centre at Cardiff Metropolitan University. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ), at Auckland University of Technology. His research interests consider the interlinking domains of physical performance, injury risk and health and wellbeing in long-term athletic development. This includes a particular interest in the role of strength and conditioning in the development of young athletes. He has worked across a variety of sports and continues to collaborate with professional organisations, both nationally and internationally, to help inform policy and practice.

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