Table 1

Anthropometric characteristics (mean±SD) of participants according to maturity status

LateNormalEarly
(n=4, 6.0%)(n=59, 88.1%)(n=4, 6.0%)
CA (years)13.3±1.112.3±1.012.1±0.5
Years from PHV−2.4±1.2−1.6±1.1−0.1±0.9
APHV (years)15.8±1.513.9±0.512.2±0.9
PMH (cm)181.6±17.1179.4±4.9188.4±3.5
% PMH (%)85.0±3.085.0±4.090.0±4.0
SA (years)11.8±0.512.8±1.512.7±1.8
  • Skeletal age: maturity status distribution and injury risk.

  • APHV, age at peak height velocity; CA, chronological age; PMH, predicted mature height; SA, skeletal age.