The feature of the age structure of Chinese badminton players

Akiya Furukawa, Tae-eung Jung
The Japan Journal of Coaching Studies  
The purpose of this study was to investigate the age structure and the feature of Chinese badminton players. The following features were observed in the age structure of the players. 1)As the player's age going up, there was a tendency of decrease on the percentage of the number of the players. 2)The pyramid shape could be seen in the graph of the age structure by 2-year Age Group. 3) There were about more than 70% of the players were under 18 years old, and about more than 20% were between 19
more » ... o 24 years old, and about 5% were after 25 years old. The age structure of the players could be considered to reflect the status of the player pyramid of Chinese badminton players, from the age factor. The information of the player age structure showing in this study may help on discussing the player pyramid of Chinese badminton players, as objective data.
doi:10.24776/jcoaching.26.1_83 fatcat:47gwnz2sfnh5vkfsjvep45567e