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does exercising while you are in your teenage years stunt your height?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
I dont think so: Why would anyone think that by doing exercise which is a positive thing it would affect your growth obviously there are many basketball players who are very involved in sports and exercise and grow to tall heights i believe your height is genetically determined.
Answered on Nov 19, 2012
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