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Dr. Avery Faigenbaum – In The News –

November 2014 –  Dr. Faigenbaum was one of two Americans invited to the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland to develop guidelines on youth athletic development.



And the Winner Is…..

And the Winner Is…..

HES 371 Stress Management  – one of the 16 Coolest College Classes by Seventeen Magazine! Congratulations to Dr. Anne Farrell, Janet Lomonico and Joanne Smith-Tavener!    Continue Reading

Congratulations to Drs. Avery Faigenbaum and Jim McFarland

Their article “Criterion Repetition Maximum Testing” in National Strength and Conditioning Association, 36(1), 88-91 published last February has generated interest by the National Strength and Conditioning Association to explore the use of their program rubric at a national level.  Congratulations on this honor.Continue Reading

Strength training does a young body good, too

Strength training does a young body good, too

Kids can start weight training as soon as they show interest and have “the emotional and physical maturity to accept and follow directions,” usually around age 7 or 8, says Avery Faigenbaum, a professor of exercise science at the College of New Jersey and co-author of the American College of Sports Medicine’s statement on youth strength training.Continue Reading