Sports and children: consensus statement on organized sports for children. FIMS/WHO ad Hoc Committee on Sports and Children

Bull World Health Organ. 1998;76(5):445-7.


This consensus statement was prepared by an Ad Hoc Committee on Sports and Children of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) and WHO during a symposium on sports and children held in Hong Kong on 11-12 January 1997 and was reviewed by members of the WHO/Cardiovascular Disease Expert Advisory Panel and Members of the WHO Committee on Physical Activity, Sport, and Health.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Athletic Injuries / prevention & control*
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Parents
  • Physical Education and Training
  • Research
  • Risk Factors
  • Sports / standards*