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Should teenagers and youth participate in weight lifting?

06-20-2018

Does Lifting Weights Stunt Growth?

Dr. Adam Rivadeneyra, a sports medicine specialist with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, recently spoke with HealthLine, a huge online health outlet, about the confusion surrounding weight lighting and stunted growth. Take a look at this recent story he contributed to which sets the record straight.

https://www.healthline.com/health/does-lifting-weights-stunt-growth#5

For even more info, take a look at a recent blog he wrote on the topic:

https://www.hoagorthopedicinstitute.com/blog/2018/june/weightlifting-and-teenagers/

Categories: News, Orthopedic Health