Muscle growth in children

person Dr. Astrid Horstman Dr. Pascal Stuelsatz
Topic(s): Growth & Development Nutrition Health & Wellness


Growth and development in childhood is a rapid and critical process that sets up the long-term health of the child into adulthood. This includes the muscles, which go through sustained development in early life. Aside from being used for physical movement, it also supports crucial body and metabolic functions. Learn more about regulating muscle mass, and how nutrition and physical activity may catalyze optimized muscle synthesis and growth in children in this video.