BIO-BANDING from concept to practice in sports

  title={BIO-BANDING from concept to practice in sports},
  author={Alexandra Mihaela Stănilă and Marius Matichescu Lupşa and Cătălin V. Stănilă},
  journal={Timisoara Physical Education and Rehabilitation Journal},
  pages={19 - 24}
Abstract Introduction: The bio-banding (BB) concept refers to the practice of grouping athletes based on attributes associated with growth and maturation instead of chronological age. Lately, the advantages and disadvantages of bio-banding are widely debated in the world of sports. Supporters of this method consider that this is a more correct way of grouping athletes giving greater equality in selection, training, and competition and so, decreasing the risk of injury. This paper aims to… 



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