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    The importance of Paediatric Sports Science ” Play is the highest form of research “ – Albert Einstein The importance of playtime for children can never be emphasized enough, the far-reaching benefits of sports and physical exercise have been well documented by sports and exercise science specialists. The exact number of children who play, exercise…

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    What does it mean and how is it relevant in sport? Up until the start of this century, the term physical literacy was occasionally used but never given much thought in terms of its meaning to the complete experience of human life. Until 2001 it was defined as having the physical competence and also about…

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    GROWTH vs MATURATION for Children

    Growth and maturation is a common terminology we come across when it comes to sports training for children or athletics and children fitness. But do both these terms mean the same or are they different, and why is it such an important component to be understood in the process of training children for fitness and…

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    4 Facts about the Influence of Genes on Young Athletes

    Genetics shape us in many ways including our potential to excel in sports and athletics. Proper fitness training, nutritional diet, and other factors play a large role in developing our potential as well, but our genes may also limit our athletic¬†performance. One may have the genetic potential for being a champion athlete, but a sedentary…

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