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The Influence of Exercise, Physical Activity, and Athletic Performance on the Dynamics of Human Growth

  • Donald A. Bailey
  • Robert M. Malina
  • Roy L. Rasmussen


This chapter deals with two important questions: What are the effects of exercise and athletic activity on growth? What is the present state of knowledge in regard to these effects?


Physical Activity Body Composition Physical Training Human Growth Maximal Oxygen Uptake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald A. Bailey
    • 1
  • Robert M. Malina
    • 2
  • Roy L. Rasmussen
    • 3
  1. 1.College of Physical EducationUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  2. 2.Department of AnthropologyThe University of TexasAustinUSA
  3. 3.Department of Physical EducationSt. Francis Xavier UniversityAntigonishCanada

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