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.


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
Refereed: Yes
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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
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 00:00
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2017 02:01

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