Age at menarche, family size, and birth order in athletes at the Montreal Olympic Games, 1976.

@article{Malina1979AgeAM,
  title={Age at menarche, family size, and birth order in athletes at the Montreal Olympic Games, 1976.},
  author={Robert M Malina and Claude Bouchard and R F Shoup and Arto Demirjian and G R Lariviere},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports},
  year={1979},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={354-8}
}
Age at menarache, family size, and birth order in 145 athletes at the Montreal Olympic Games, 1976, were determined through interview. The athletes represented 27 countries, but 76% came from Canada, Great Britain and the United States. On the average, athletes attained menarche later than the general population in their respective countries, the mean age at menarche for the sample of 139 athletes who had attained menarche at the time of the survey being 13.66 +/- 0.12 years. Six athletes had… CONTINUE READING

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