Sports Medicine

, Volume 47, Issue 9, pp 1907–1909 | Cite as

Authors’ Reply to Dotan and Falk: “Are Prepubertal Children Metabolically Comparable to Well-Trained Adult Endurance Athletes?”

Letter to the Editor


Aerobic Fitness Prepubertal Child Cycling Efficiency Dotan Opinion Article 


Compliance with Ethical Standards


No sources of funding were used to assist in the preparation of this letter.

Conflict of interest

Sébastien Ratel and Anthony Blazevich declare that they have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this letter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Clermont Auvergne, AME2P Clermont-FerrandFrance
  2. 2.Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research, School of Exercise and Health SciencesEdith Cowan UniversityPerthAustralia

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