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CTF C/D Development Group: Youth Development Resources List

Below you can find the full audio recording of the strategic discussion that took place at Sport & Speed Youth Nationals. Please contact future@usaclimbing.org with any questions. 

Sport & Speed Youth National Championships Strategic Discussion Audio Presentation 

Sport & Speed Youth National Championships Strategic Discussion Powerpoint


“What Doesn’t Kill Us” - Scott Carney

“Range” - David Epstein

"Untangled" - Lisa Damour

“Under Pressure” - Lisa Damour

Online Articles / Academic Journals

Rogol et al., 2018. Biobanding: A New Paradigm for Youth Sports and Training https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/142/5/e20180423

Judith Dale “Psychological Risks and Benefits of Youth Sports” https://syvnews.com/lifestyles/columns/judith-dale-psychological-risks-and-benefits-of-youth-sports/article_36807183-d471-5a3f-a6bc-559a3fb1921a.html

Cumming et al., 2017: Bio-banding in Sport: Applications to competition, talent identification and strength and conditioning of youth athletes, National Strength and Conditioning Association, vol.39(2). http://journals.lww.com/nsca-scj/Abstract/2017/04000/Bio_banding_in_Sport___Applications_to.6.aspx

Cumming et al., 2017: Premier League academy soccer players’ experiences of competing in a tournament bio-banded for biological maturation, Journal of Sports Sciences. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28628369

Malina et al., 2015: Biological maturation of youth athletes: assessment and implications Br J Sports Med 2015;49:852-859. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26084525


John O'Sullivan "Changing the Game Project"


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