young athletes

Children giving endurance athletes a run for their money
Children giving endurance athletes a run for their money (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers have discovered how young children seem to be able to run around all day without getting tired: their muscles resist fatigue in the same way as elite endurance athletes. Researchers from Edith Cowan University and the Université Clermont Auvergne ... Read More »

Keeping participants in community sport
Keeping participants in community sport (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Victoria’s grassroots sport clubs are not addressing high churn rates among members in key demographic groups, a Victoria University researcher has found. Associate Professor Rochelle Eime studied data from the state’s most popular organised sports and found relatively high drop-out ... Read More »

No genetic testing for sporting talent
No genetic testing for sporting talent (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Victoria University researcher Nir Eynon was part of an international panel of experts who have dismissed claims that current genetic testing of children can identify sporting prowess and ability. Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the group found ... Read More »

Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12
Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The use of performance enhancing drugs is prevalent and unmonitored in junior elite athletes as young as 12, according to research. The three-year study, in which more than 900 athletes aged from 12-17 were interviewed, shows that about 4% of elite ... Read More »

 
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