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ERIC Number: EJ631468
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0273-2297
Unequal Competition as an Impediment to Personal Development: A Review of the Relative Age Effect in Sport.
Musch, Jochen; Grodin, Simon
Developmental Review, v21 n2 p147-67 Jun 2001
Notes that children born shortly before the cutoff date for age grouping in youth sports suffer from being promoted to higher age groups earlier than later-born peers. Identifies physical and psychological mechanisms that may be responsible for the effect. Discusses negative consequences on personal development and possible remedies, and formulates directions for future research. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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