Publisher description for The young athlete / edited by Helge Hebestreit and Oded Bar-Or.

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This essential text defines the medical and scientific aspects of the child and adolescent athlete. It meets the need for a responsible approach to the developing athlete and covers key concepts in six sections:

Growth, Maturation, and Physical Performance



Non-orthopaedic Health Concerns

Psychosocial Issues

Disease and the Young Athlete

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Pediatric sports medicine -- Encyclopedias.
Sports Medicine.
Athletic Injuries.
Physical Education and Training.
Sports -- physiology.