|aDevelopment of the youth athlete / |cNeil Armstrong.
|aMilton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; |aNew York, NY : |bRoutledge, |c2019.
|axvii, 250 p. : |bill. ; |c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|a"In Development of the Young Athlete, Professor Neil Armstrong offers a unique, single-authored, evidence-based and integrated analysis of the physical and physiological development of young athletes. Drawing on specific sporting examples, the book critically analyses youth development in the context of long-term health and wellbeing, tackling the principle controversies in youth sport such as overtraining and specialisation (including some of the dominant talent development models), the ethics of physiological testing, the use of performance-enhancing substances, and future issues like selective breeding and gene-doping"--|cProvided by publisher.