Greater progression of athletic performance in older Masters athletes.

  title={Greater progression of athletic performance in older Masters athletes.},
  author={Amanda S Akkari and Daniel R Machin and Hirofumi Tanaka},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={44 4},
BACKGROUND The number of new world records has decreased substantially in most athletic events in recent years. There has been enormous growth in participation at Masters events, and older athletes have been competing at the highest levels with much younger athletes. However, the progression of athletic performance over time has not been well investigated in Masters athletes. OBJECTIVE AND METHODS To determine whether older Masters athletes improved athletic performance over time, running and… CONTINUE READING
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