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

Brumitt, Jason MSPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS

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Abstract

summary: 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.

(C) 2006 National Strength and Conditioning Association

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