Does sport specialisation increase injury risk in young athletes

There has been a lot of chatter recently about when children and adolescents should start "specialising" in one particular sport.

For many, me included, the answer is probably never, becasue Intense, specialized training in young athletes has been linked to serious overuse injuries. However, since people rarely listen to me, I thought I better seek opinions elsewhere. this is what I found...

Simon Bartold
Director of Bartold Clinical

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