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Case study 9.2: Talent transfer
Managing high performance sport (2013)
  • Dr Lisa Gowthorp, Australian Sports Commission
Abstract
Elite athletes spend many years in order to reach the standard required for success in the international sporting area. Sports where technique and skill are crucial, such as gymnastics, often require even more years of training and commitment to reach an international standard. Elite gymnasts commence training as young as 7 years of age, with a full-time training programme of up to 7 hours a day by the age of 10 or 11. It is not until the age of 16-18 years that they are at at the senior international competition level.
Keywords
  • athletes,
  • talent management,
  • Alexandra Croak
Publication Date
2013
Editor
Popi Sotiriadou and Veerle de Bosscher
Publisher
Routledge
ISBN
9780415671996
Publisher Statement
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Gowthorp, L. (2013). Case study 9.2: Talent transfer. In P. Sotiriadou & V. de Bosscher (Eds.), Managing high performance sport (pp. 172-173). Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 

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Lisa Gowthorp. "Case study 9.2: Talent transfer" Milton Park, Abingdon, OxonManaging high performance sport (2013) p. 172 - 173
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lisa-gowthorp/3/