Autumn-born children better at sport,says study

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Autumn-born children better at sport,says study
  1. Children born in November or October were fitter, stronger and more powerful than children born in the other months of year.
    1. Children born in autumn get more vitamin D over the summer months towards the end of pregnancy.
      1. A boy born in November can run at least 10% faster,jump 12% higher,and is 15% more powerful than a child of the same age born in April.
      2. The gap in physical ability could decide who became a top-level athlete.
        1. Selection into elite sports may often depend on very small differences in a person's physical performance.
          1. The differences disappear before sportspeople were in adult competitions.
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