Age of Peak Competitive Performance of Elite Athletes: A Systematic Review.

@article{Allen2015AgeOP,
  title={Age of Peak Competitive Performance of Elite Athletes: A Systematic Review.},
  author={Sian V Allen and Will G Hopkins},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={1431-41}
}
BACKGROUND Knowledge of the age at which elite athletes achieve peak performance could provide important information for long-term athlete development programmes, event selection and strategic decisions regarding resource allocation. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to systematically review published estimates of age of peak performance of elite athletes in the twenty-first century. METHODS We searched SPORTDiscus, PubMed and Google Scholar for studies providing estimates of age… CONTINUE READING
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