Understanding the implications of this can make sports participation more rewarding and safer for young people if sports providers:. Some diseases aren't caused by the hormones, but they can impact the body's ability to produce the hormones needed to grow and develop. It may be necessary to consider groupings based on criteria other than age to favour a positive environment for young people continuing in sport. Activities should be organised so young people have positive experiences regardless of their developmental status. Much like the four previous articles looking at the characteristics and implications of working with 6- to 8-year-olds, 9- to year-olds, to year-olds and to year-olds, we will be looking at the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of to year-olds. Home Clubs Youth sport Physical growth and maturation. These have important implications for training and competition.
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Adolescent Physical Development
The treatments can temporarily increase growth and development until the guy starts producing puberty hormones on his own. Your doctor will also look at growth patterns in your family. Handicapping is a way of allowing the participation in open competition of young people with disabilities, or who are smaller or not as strong as others. And, although no one has much control over the changes taking place in their bodies during puberty, you can do what you can to keep your body in top shape by eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep, and exercising. If a doctor finds you have no growth disorder and you're growing steadily and sexually maturing at the usual expected age, then you can probably expect to grow to a normal size, although you may be somewhat shorter than average.