Resistance training for Adolescents

​ ​ Author: Aditya Mahajan, Advisor at Assessment Division, INFS Key points: • A compelling body of evidence suggests that properly designed resistance training programs performed under expert supervision are safe for the children and adolescents. • Resistance training does not have any adverse impact on the linear growth in youths. • Resistance training provides a number of … Continue reading Resistance training for Adolescents

Parental influence on factors affecting eating behavior in adolescents

​ Author: Aditya Mahajan Assessment Division, Institute of Nutrition and Fitness Sciences (INFS) Key points: • Understanding adolescent’s eating behavior and habits is important in terms of their health. Nutrition during adolescence has a direct impact on their health at later stages of life. • The food choices are influenced by environmental, behavioral and cognitive … Continue reading Parental influence on factors affecting eating behavior in adolescents

Understanding The Nutritional Demands Of Adolescents

Author: Aditya Mahajan, Assessment Advisor (INFS) Key points • Adequate caloric intake is necessary to facilitate growth and development in the adolescents. The caloric demand depends basically on age, gender, body composition and activity levels. • Protein intake plays a significant role in supporting the normal growth along with maintenance and addition of lean body mass … Continue reading Understanding The Nutritional Demands Of Adolescents