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The Role of the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in Preventing Childhood Obesity

Brumitt, Jason MSPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Journal: August 2006
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Obesity is a leading cause of many chronic diseases. The likelihood of adult obesity increases if one is obese as a child. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist professionals in the high school setting can promote health and fitness to our youth through education and exercise prescription.

Jason Brumitt is an APTA board certified sports clinical specialist. He is the “Ounce of Prevention” columnist for the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Performance Training Journal.

© 2006 National Strength and Conditioning Association