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Young people Talent and Performance Improving Physical Ability

Growth and Maturation in Talent Development

A series of videos featuring presenters at the 2020 UK Coaching Applied Research Conference. Professor Kevin Till, Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Rhinos, discusses his research on the effect that uneven growth and development has on young athletes

“In boys and girls we have a process of growth and maturation where they’ll go through a growth spurt, but timings mean that this will happen at different rates.

“Due to the effect on physique, psychology and skill development, coaches need to be aware of this variability, and what impact it has on training and performance."

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