Relative age effects in Swiss junior soccer and their relationship with playing position

@article{Romann2013RelativeAE,
  title={Relative age effects in Swiss junior soccer and their relationship with playing position},
  author={M. Romann and J. Fuchslocher},
  journal={European Journal of Sport Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={356 - 363}
}
Abstract Relative age effects (RAEs) refer to age differences between children in the same selection year. The present study investigated the prevalence of RAEs and their link to playing positions in Swiss junior soccer. Swiss male junior soccer players (n=50,581) representing 11% of the age-matched population – members of extra-curricular soccer teams – were evaluated to determine the influence of RAEs on Swiss junior soccer. Subgroups were the national talent development programme (n=2880… Expand

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