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Evidence based physical activity for school-age youth.
TLDR
School-age youth should participate daily in 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity that is developmentally appropriate, enjoyable, and involves a variety of activities. Expand
Growth, Maturation and Physical Activity
TLDR
This book introduces the Basics of Growth, Maturation, and Performance, and discusses age- and sex-Associated Variation in Growth and Performance. Expand
The relationship between peak height velocity and physical performance in youth soccer players
TLDR
Trainers and coaches should be aware of the individual characteristics of the adolescent growth spurt and the training load should also be individualized at this time. Expand
Effect of physical education and activity levels on academic achievement in children.
TLDR
Although academic achievement was not significantly related to physical education enrollment, higher grades were associated with vigorous physical activity, particularly activity meeting recommended Healthy People 2010 levels. Expand
A multidisciplinary selection model for youth soccer: the Ghent Youth Soccer Project
TLDR
Characteristics that discriminate youth soccer players vary by age group, and Talent identification models should thus be dynamic and provide opportunities for changing parameters in a long-term developmental context. Expand
Tracking of physical activity and physical fitness across the lifespan.
  • R. Malina
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Research quarterly for exercise and sport
  • 1 September 1996
TLDR
Though low to moderate, the tracking of various activity indicators, most of which include sport participation, suggests that sport activities during childhood and youth may form the foundation for activity habits in the future. Expand
Maturity-associated variation in the growth and functional capacities of youth football (soccer) players 13–15 years
TLDR
Biological maturity status significantly influences the functional capacity of adolescent football players 13–15 years of age, whereas training is a significant contributor to aerobic resistance, whereas weight and height are significant contributors to the sprint and vertical jump, respectively. Expand
International Olympic Committee consensus statement on youth athletic development
TLDR
The IOC critically evaluated the current state of science and practice of youth athlete development and presented recommendations for developing healthy, resilient and capable youth athletes, while providing opportunities for all levels of sport participation and success. Expand
Physical Growth and Biological Maturation of Young Athletes
  • R. Malina
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Exercise and sport sciences reviews
  • 1 January 1994
National athletic trainers' association position statement: preventing, detecting, and managing disordered eating in athletes.
TLDR
Recommendations are intended to provide certified athletic trainers and others participating in the health maintenance and performance enhancement of athletes with specific knowledge and problem-solving skills to better prevent, detect, and manage DE. Expand
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