Is Youth Sports Specialization Hurting Your Children?

Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast 1 min read
Does the ongoing focus and training for one sport benefit your children? Find out more now...

The typical 3 sport athlete has certainly become less common since then, but certainly not extinct. Both boys and girls have seen their sports become more organized, starting training at younger ages, and an ever-increasing focus on year-round participation in a single sport. Finding less competitive recreational leagues and even intramural sports options can be a great struggle as our young athletes get older. But what do we know about youth sports specialization? Dr. Mark Halstead welcomes Associate Professor of Orthopedics Neeru Jayanthi to share data, stories and detail about Youth Sports Specialization inside this episode of The Pediatric Sports Medicine Podcast… | Listen to the Podcast Now!

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