Age Upgrading of Young Players into Adult Competitions – Proposal of a Medical Evaluation Protocol

Marcos Miranda
Objective: In recent years there has been an increase on demand of young players (15-16 years old) to compete in adult teams, the main reason being shortage of players or good sports skills and seldom the main reason being early maturational development and growth. Sports federations rules and national[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]