June 2016

AOSSM warns on early sport specialization

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in April epublished a consensus statement concluding there is no evidence that young children will benefit from early sport specialization in the majority of sports, and that they are subject to overuse injury and burnout from concentrated activity.

Read the full statement on the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine website at http://ojs.sagepub.com/content/4/4/2325967116644241.full.

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- Emily Delzell

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