Chapter 5. Scaling for Size: Relevance to Understanding the Effects of Growth on Performance

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Joanne R. Welsman and
  2. Neil Armstrong

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch5

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Welsman, J. R. and Armstrong, N. (2008) Scaling for Size: Relevance to Understanding the Effects of Growth on Performance, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255

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Keywords:

  • pubertal years;
  • physiologic performance;
  • linear regression;
  • curvilinear relationship;
  • shorter limbs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Traditional approaches to scaling cross-sectional data

  • Alternative Approaches for Cross-Sectional Data

  • Allometric (Log-Linear) Scaling and Power Function Ratios

  • Theoretical vs. Sample-Specific Exponents

  • Allometric Scaling in Longitudinal Comparisons

  • Ontogenetic Allometry

  • Multilevel Regression Modeling

  • Conclusions

  • Directions for Future Research

  • References