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Old 01-24-2006, 12:27 PM   #9
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Re: should there be an age for black belts?

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Craig Constantine wrote:
...can you provide any references for this information? I'm always intrested in learning more physiology and kinesology. -c
I got these with a Google search of "growth plate injuries". You could also try epiphyseal plate injuries, physis injuries, or physeal injury

http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic627.htm

http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/926048658.html

http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/g...ate/growth.htm

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