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Youth Marathoners' Health Risks
« on: July 08, 2010, 10:40:47 AM »
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20606519
C/o Exerscience:
"Young marathon   finishers (under 18) have no more medical problems than older adult   finishers. Slightly fewer, in fact."
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