Sports Specialization

2018-03-16T09:26:11-04:00March 14th, 2018|Information, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Youth Sports, Wellness, Physical Therapy|

Is sports specialization helping kids get better at sports and keeping them healthy? Sports participation in younger athletes has evolved over the years from child-driven activities for fun to intense training, performance-enhancement, and specialized training.  This changing environment has left parents, young athletes, and coaches wondering and needing guidance on what is the most appropriate path of athlete development. Until recently, there has been very little published evidence to support any particular path or to outline any specific risks of [...]