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Interscholastic athletics: method for selection and classification of athletes.by Hafner JK, Scott SE, Veras G, Goldberg B, Nicholas JA, Shaffer TE. - last modified 2013-05-20 14:27
N Y State J Med. 1982 Sep;82(10):1449-59.

 

Student eligibility for interscholastic athletics has traditionally followed the arbitrary guidelines of age and grade level. The guidelines have existed despite the realization that there are broad ranges in physiologic maturation of children of the same age. Additionally, these guidelines have created difficulties in athletic scheduling in school districts between those that do and those that do not have intermediary schools.