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Children's sport - the physiological effects of a season's participation

Naughton, Geraldine (1989) Children's sport - the physiological effects of a season's participation. Research Master thesis, Footscray Institute of Technology.

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Abstract

The purpose of the study was two-fold: (i) to investigate the relative exercise intensities of pre-adolescent children participating in competitive games and practices of basketball, badminton, netball and tennis. (ii) to examine physiological, anthropometric and strength profiles of pre-adolescent children from the above mentioned sporting groups, as well as a control group, (who were not involved in organised sporting activities) over a period of three months corresponding to a season's participation in the sporting groups. For the purpose of the study an assumption was made. This assumption was that under steady state incremental conditions the heart rate and oxygen uptake relationship is as linear in children as it is in adults.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master thesis)
Uncontrolled Keywords: children, sport, health benefits, sports participation, Australia, physiological effects of sport
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Sport and Exercise Science
FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2010 00:15
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:44
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15751
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