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Home Strength Training for Young Athletes DVD and Flash Cards

Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP

$ 54.95
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Strength Training: The Basics
- Why Do Children Get Hurt?
- Keeping Muscles Strong Prevents Injury
- Who Should Strength Train
- When to Strength Train?
- Where to Strength Train?
- Muscle Types
- Isometric vs. Isokinetic Strength Training
- Dynamic Warm-up
- Functional Movement
- Warning Signs
- When Are Sports Unhealthy?
Overuse Injuries in Middle Childhood
Overuse Injuries in Adolescence
Sports-Specific Training
- Baseball
- Basketball
- Soccer
- Swimming
Bonus Tips Including Sports Drinks, Recovery, Building Fitness, Choosing Weights
IronStrength Workout
1. Dynamic Warm-up Demo and Workout
2. Jump Squats
3. Core Superset #1: Rows From Plank and Sit-ups
4. Legs Superset: Lunges and Single-Leg Squat Demo and Workout
5. Core Superset #2: Mountain Climber/Legs Down Demo and Workout
6. Upper Body Superset: Overhead Push Press, Bicep Curls, and Deadlift HIgh Pull Demo and Workout
7. Burpees Demo and Workout
8. Planks Workout
9. Stretching Workout
Interactive Tools
Training Recommendation Sheet
Training Tracker Sheet
Running time: Approx. 2 hours


Home Based Strength Training for Young Athletes is the first at home strength training video for young athletes. Designed for athletic kids between the ages of 8 and 18 years of age, this video and flashcard set will teach parents, coaches, and health providers how to strength train young athletes at home.

All you need is a set of dumbbells and a motivated young athlete, this self explanatory video and workout is led by nationally known sports medicine physician Dr. Jordan Metzl.  This video will teach you how to keep your athletes on the field and out of the doctor's office. A must have for the families of any athletic kids and teens, this video will make prevention and performance enhancement fun, easy, and safe.


"After I tell parents that strength training is safe and good for their kids, then they want to know how to go about it. Here is a great resource from a trusted source with some simple exercises for kids that can be done at home."
Gregory, Andrew J. M. , M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S.M.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University School of Medine

About the author

Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP


Jordan D Metzl, MD ( is a nationally recognized sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, America’s premier orthopedic hospital located in New York City. With a practice of more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Metzl is widely known for his passion for sports medicine and fitness. His focus is to safely return athletes to the playing field of their choice and to keep them there.  In addition to his busy practices in New York and in Greenwich, Connecticut, Dr. Metzl is an award winning author and medical columnist for Triathlete Magazine.  His books include The Young Athlete (Little Brown) and The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies (Rodale).


Regularly voted among New York’s top sports medicine doctors by New York magazine, Dr Metzl takes care of athletic patients of all ages and lectures and teaches extensively both nationally and internationally. Dr. Metzl appears regularly on media programs including the Today Show and Good Morning America, and in print media including the New York Times, discussing the issues of fitness and health. In addition to his busy medical practice and academic interests, he practices what he preaches. He is a former collegiate soccer player, a 29-time marathon runner and 10-time Ironman finisher. He lives, works, and works out in New York City.