Overdoing It (Kids’ Sports Edition)

Jane Brody surveys the kids’ sports landscape, and pulls a bracing quote from Until It Hurts: America’s Obsession with Youth Sports and How It Harms Our Kids, by Mark Hyman:

“Every year more than 3.5 million children under 15 require medical treatment for sports injuries, nearly half of which are the result of simple overuse.”


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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW