• A Critical Review of the Long Term Development of athletes in age-groups

      Guan, Zhixun; Xue, Lan; Cui, Wei; Min, Ge; Sun, Guishan; University of Chester (2019-01-30)
      This research studies the development of the age group of Chinese athletes from five main themes with an approach of opportunity cost. The themes include: the grouping studies; the skills development studies; the training sensitive period of the age group athletes; the growth, training, and the supporting studies. The main trends in terms of the development of the age group are: the precision of the age group development. The training of the age group athletes needs to seize the opportunity of growth. The development of the age group athletes need to organize the sports training based on the athletes' school education. An efficient and low-cost retirement arrangement needs to be provided to the age group athletes, in order to transfer all kinds of the age-group athletes into the sports population.