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Sports and children : consensus statement on organised sports for children

Micheli, L.J. , Armstrong, N. , Bar-Or, O. , Boreham, C. , Chan, K. , Eston, R. , Hills, Andrew, Maffulli, N. , Malina, R.M. , Nair, N.V.K. , Nevill, A. , Rowland, T. , Sharp, C. , Stanish, W.D. , & Tanner, S. (1998) Sports and children : consensus statement on organised sports for children. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 76(5), pp. 445-447.

Abstract

This consensus statement was prepared by an Ad Hoc Committee on Sports and Children of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and WHO during a symposium on sports and children held in Hong Kong on 11-12 January 1997 and was reviewed by members of the WHO Cardiovascular Disease Expert Advisory Panel and Members of the WHO Committee on Physical Activity, Sport and Health.

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ID Code: 334
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Organized sport, Children, Adolescents, Physical activity, Benefits, Competitive sport, Clubs, Schools
ISSN: 0042-9686
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1998 World Health Organization
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher: This journal is available online.
Deposited On: 14 Mar 2005
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:46

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