International Olympic Committee consensus statement on youth athletic development

@article{Bergeron2015InternationalOC,
  title={International Olympic Committee consensus statement on youth athletic development},
  author={M. Bergeron and M. Mountjoy and N. Armstrong and M. Chia and J. Cȏt{\'e} and C. Emery and A. Faigenbaum and Gary Hall and S. Kriemler and M. L{\'e}glise and R. Malina and A. M. Pensgaard and A. S{\'a}nchez and Torbj{\o}rn Soligard and J. Sundgot-Borgen and W. van Mechelen and J. Weissensteiner and L. Engebretsen},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={49},
  pages={843 - 851}
}
The health, fitness and other advantages of youth sports participation are well recognised. However, there are considerable challenges for all stakeholders involved—especially youth athletes—in trying to maintain inclusive, sustainable and enjoyable participation and success for all levels of individual athletic achievement. In an effort to advance a more unified, evidence-informed approach to youth athlete development, the IOC critically evaluated the current state of science and practice of… Expand
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