Relative age effect in lower categories of international basketball

@article{Garca2014RelativeAE,
  title={Relative age effect in lower categories of international basketball},
  author={Miguel Saavedra Garc{\'i}a and {\'O}scar Guti{\'e}rrez Aguilar and Juan Romero and David Fern{\'a}ndez Lastra and Gabriel Eiras Oliveira},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  year={2014},
  volume={49},
  pages={526 - 535}
}
To be able to value the relative age effect in the male and female World Championships played between 2005 and 2010 in the U17 categories (athletes 17 years or younger), U19 (athletes 19 or younger) and U21 (athletes 21 years or younger) a sample of 954 players has been selected. The variables registered were their dates of birth, the category of the competition, gender, height and official statistics of each player obtained from the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). A clear relative… 

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